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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Feb. 24, 2018

Posted at 10:27 AM, Feb 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-24 17:22:00-05

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

3:20 p.m.: Colorado State Patrol officials say Highway 93 is back open from 64th Avenue in Jefferson County to Highway 128 in Boulder County. The closure lasted more than four hours. 

11: 18 a.m.: The Colorado State Patrol - Golden division has extended the closure of Highway 93 from 64th Avenue in Jefferson County to Highway 128 in Boulder County. Alternate routes are advised. 

10:59 a.m.: Highway 93 shut down from near Golden up to Boulder (Highway 72 to Highway 128) because of high winds causing whiteout conditions. No estimated time for the reopening of the highway.  

5:51 a.m.: The U.S. National Weather Service is Boulder is alert drivers of traveling on Highway 93, between Boulder and Golden this morning due to blowing snow which is creating poor visibility, slick roads.