DENVER — Light snow showers are expected to develop over the foothills Sunday with snow over the foothills and Palmer Divide. For Denver, a possible mix of rain and snow will begin to fall later today, eventually turning to all snow this evening. The metro area could see accumulations from 2 to 8 inches.
Denver7 has the latest on the spring storm and its impact on the state in our live blog below:
Monday, March 22
5:35 a.m. | On northbound I-25, a car spun out near Founders/Meadows Parkway. This is more of a hazard than a delay. The overall drive time around this area remains OK, but conditions are slushy.
Looks like someone spun out and crashed into the snow on NB 25 at Founders/Meadows Pkwy. One lane of the ramp is blocked. No delay but a hazard. pic.twitter.com/RMG1NT7MrX— Jayson Luber (@Denver7Traffic) March 22, 2021
Sunday, March 21
10:46 p.m. | Watch the full 10 p.m. weather forecast in the player embedded below as snow is expected to fall overnight. Get the latest forecast here.
10:35 p.m. | Heavy snow was falling in the Denver metro area as of 10 p.m. Sunday. Ivan Rodriguez and Lance Hernandez check in from across the metro and Stacey Donaldson takes a first look at the forecast.
10:06 p.m. | CDOT says Highway 119 is back open in both directions between U.S. 6 and Mill Street in Black Hawk. The Gilpin County Sheriff's Office says Central City Parkway remains closed.
Hwy 119 has reopened. Central City Parkway is still closed.— Gilpin Sheriff (@GilpinSheriff) March 22, 2021
9:16 p.m. | Central City Parkway is being shut down as well. Colorado State Patrol says Highway 119 is still closed while a vehicle is being pulled out of the creek. CSP hopes the highway is open by 10 p.m.
CENTRAL CITY IS CLOSING CENTRAL CITY PKWY— CSP Golden (@csp_golden) March 22, 2021
Town is choked. Colo 119 remains closed while vehicle is being pulled from the creek. Hoping to open by 10. Gamers, Stay Out for now. S1
The commercial vehicle chain law is in effect from Golden to Idaho Springs. Click here for the latest road conditions across the state.
8:32 p.m. | Castle Rock and Aurora are both now on accident alert. Police will respond only to crashes with injuries, those involving disabled vehicles, DUIs and hit-and-runs. People can file crash reports. Online
Here are the latest radar conditions from the National Weather Service:
Radar Update 3/21 8:05 pm MDT: A band of snow stretching across portions of the plains and into the #Denver metro will bring moderate to heavy snow over the next 1-2 hours. Roads will become slushy and snow-packed, especially as temps drop. Caution is advised. #cowx pic.twitter.com/pnjuaykSR5— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) March 22, 2021
7:30 p.m.| Highway 119 closed
A multi-vehicle crash involving injured people has shut down Colorado Highway 119 between U.S. 6 and Mill Street in Black Hawk. Click here for the latest statewide road conditions.
5:45 p.m. | The Colorado State Patrol is reporting dense fog on Interstate 70 near Genesee and Look Out Mountain. They are urging motorists to use caution and slow down.
Dense fog on Interstate 70 near Genesee and Look Out Mountain. Please use caution and slow down! pic.twitter.com/1ynm0Jfqd6— CSP Golden (@csp_golden) March 21, 2021
4:22 p.m. | The National Weather Service reported that moderate to heavy snow will continue through the overnight hours creating hazardous driving conditions for Monday morning commuters.