Multiple Colorado communities are on accident alert as the all-day snowstorm created slick roads and patches of ice that have led to crashes across the state and could make for a dicey evening commute.
Aurora, Lakewood, Douglas County and unincorporated Jefferson and Clear Creek counties are all on accident alert as authorities respond to multiple crashes.
The National Weather Service in Boulder said snow is expected to fall throughout Tuesday as a storm system moved across southern Colorado with accumulations predicted to be an inch or less in most areas across the plains. Wondering how much it snowed already? Check our snow totals tracker.
Tuesday will see snow mostly between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the metro area. A 30% chance of snow, mainly before 8 p.m., persists overnight. Roads are expected to be slick in most areas, which could mean treacherous driving conditions around Colorado, evidenced by crashes stacking up Tuesday.
Eastbound Interstate 70 at Tower Road is closed while Aurora Police respond to a crash with serious injuries as of just before 4:30 p.m. APD warned commuters to slow down as inclement weather made the roads more dangerous.
A multi-vehicle crash including semi-trucks on Interstate 25 at mile marker 255 near Loveland closed the northbound lanes of the highway for hours and sent six people to a local hospital.
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