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Live updates: Snowstorm continues until Monday afternoon, with another storm expected Tuesday

Traffic, closures, snow totals, and more
Posted: 4:41 AM, Oct 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-28 15:15:34-04
Oct 28 2019 snow
Snow in Denver Oct 28 2019

DENVER — Snow is continuing to fall Monday morning around the Front Range. Today will bring an additional inch to 3 inches to the area. We're keeping an eye on road conditions, road closures and delays as they come in as the brunt of the storm hits Monday morning. While the skies are expected to start to clear out by mid-afternoon, another storm will move in Tuesday, bringing an additional 3-6 inches.

MORE: How much snow to expect | Weather page | Radar | Live streams | Traffic | School closings and delays

1:14 p.m. — If you thought the snow was over after the sun started peeking out from behind the clouds Monday following nearly 24 hours straight of snowfall, you’d be wrong.

Initial forecasts issued Monday call for moderate- to heavy snowfall across much of the state Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning – with another 6-12 inches possible along much of the northern Front Range, including Denver and the metro area.

12:26 p.m. — Westbound I-70 is now open over Vail Pass. Eastbound remains closed.

11:19 a.m. — Westbound I-70 is closed at Vail Pass. There is no estimated time for it to reopen.

11:10 a.m. — There is a spin-out crash on northbound I-25 before RidgeGate Parkway with several cars in the grass on the right side of the highway.

8:53 a.m. — I-25 is closed in both directions from Monument Hill to Greenland as crews clean up ice in the area.

8:49 a.m. — The multi-car crash on northbound I-25 before Lincoln has blocked the left lanes. Backups go back to RidgeGate Parkway now. Injuries were reported.

8:26 a.m. — There is a crash on northbound I-25 at Auraria Parkway. This area is now closed off while crews work. Take Colfax or Speer as alternatives.

7:59 a.m. — The southbound I-25 exit at 214A/I-70 has reopened following emergency road repair.

7:53 a.m. — There is a spin-out crash in the southbound right lane of I-25 after 85th Avenue.

7:47 a.m. — Crews are doing emergency work on I-25 southbound at exit 214A/I-70. The ramps to eastbound and westbound I-70 are closed for the time being.

7:45 a.m. — Independence Pass has closed for the season, CDOT announces.

7:37 a.m. — A semi is stick on southbound I-25 at 38th in the right lane. It appears stuck in the snow.

7:30 a.m. — Many cars are struggling to get up some of the hills in downtown Denver, including the eastbound side of Colfax between Lincoln and Grant. If your car is not properly equipped for driving in snow, avoid this hill.

7:13 a.m. — The Denver Zoo will open at 10 a.m. with limited access inside. For details, call the zoo at 720-337-1400.

6:58 a.m. — A crash has been reported on westbound 470 near Green Mountain.

6:15 a.m. — The crash in the southbound lanes of I-225 after Parker Road is mostly clear and traffic is starting to move again. A new crash has been reported downtown on southbound I-25 at 38th in the right lanes.

5:42 a.m. — CDOT is asking drivers to delay their morning commutes because roads are "slick and treacherous."

5:39 a.m. — There is a crash in the westbound lanes of 270 at Vasquez in the right lanes.

5:29 a.m. — The City of Denver is operating on a two-hour delay. City government offices will open at 10 a.m.

5:12 a.m. — A crash has been reported in the southbound lanes of I-225 after Parker Road. It is backing up traffic, so avoid the area if you can.

5:01 a.m. — Denver Public Schools announced it has moved to a two-hour delay Monday.

4:45 a.m. — The Douglas County School District and Cherry Creek School District are both on a delay. Douglas County is on a 90-minute delay. Cherry Creek is also on a 90-minute delay, with the exception of elementary schools, which are delays by one hour. Adams 12 is delayed by two hours.

4:40 a.m. — Denver Public Schools has announced that all of its schools are open and on a normal schedule. There may be minor delays for some bus routes.

4:40 a.m. — Denver Public Schools has announced that all of its schools are open and on a normal schedule. There may be minor delays for some bus routes.