Well folks, it looks like Colorado is getting hit with another wave of snow. This time it’s from Winter Storm Valerie. Make sure you prepare yourselves and your home for this cold front!
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Winter Storm Valerie has dumped feet of snow on parts of the Rockies.
Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect.
Wet snow is also affecting lower elevations of Wyoming and Colorado, including Denver.
The combination of wet snow and wind will likely lead to tree damage and power outages.
Winter Storm Valerie is an unusually strong late-spring snowstorm that has already dumped more than three feet of snow on the Rockies, caused tree damage and power outages, and also forced road closures.
Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories remain in effect throughout Wyoming and the mountains of Colorado. These warnings include the cities of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Denver.
The majority of snow from Valerie will continue to fall over parts of Wyoming and Colorado into Friday.
More than three feet of snow had fallen in the higher elevations of Colorado as of late Thursday, particularly in Boulder County. Snowfall rates of 1-3 inches per hour have been observed.
Several thousand Xcel Energy customers in Boulder and Jefferson County, Colorado, had lost power as of late Thursday.
The top amount from Valerie so far is 38.2 inches near Ward, Colorado. 8.4 inches of that total fell in just under three hours Thursday afternoon.
The snow has forced a stretch of Interstate 80 to be closed in Wyoming between Laramie and Cheyenne, according to the Wyoming DOT. More than a foot of snow has fallen in parts of Wyoming from Valerie.
The Front Range of Colorado, including the Denver metro area, will see its most significant snow through Friday morning. The greatest impacts, including power outages and tree damage, are expected west of Interstate 25.