Summit County weather: It’s snowing and not about to stop
It’s snowing in Summit County, yet temperatures are rising, with a predicted high of 39 today. This could mean road conditions becoming more clear.Below are updates on road closures and weather patterns. 12:15 p.m., Traction laws lifted in both directions on I-70.
Traction Law- I-70 both directions b/t Vail & Georgetown;Passenger vehicles required to have snow or mud/snow tires,use chains/alternative— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) December 14, 2016
12:05 p.m., I-70 is open near Eisenhower tunnel with slow moving traffic
I-70 both directions MM 178-190 Vail to Summit,traction law lifted— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) December 14, 2016
11:50 a.m., I-70 is closed near the Eisenhower tunnel, due to numerous spin outs.
#I70West MM 215 Eisenhower tunnel safety slow rolling traffic— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) December 14, 2016
OpenSnow is predicting powder days for days.You can expect light to moderate snow through Wednesday evening, dry conditions on Thursday, and an even stronger storm Thursday night through Saturday morning.Saturday morning, after storm # 2, is expected to be the best time to ski and ride, so start planning now.See a full report of weather and road closures.
#I70West MM 215 Eisenhower tunnel safety closure b/c multiple spin outs— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) December 14, 2016
What today’s snow totals are looking like:— OpenSnow (@findOpenSnow) December 12, 2016
|Loveland Ski Area||2”||2”||33″|
Right now, the I-70 mountain corridor is looking pretty clean. However, expect slow travel speeds and periods of moderate to heavy snow throughout the day. Be equipped with snow tires, 4WD or other traction devices.Stay warm and keep your eyes out for more weather updates.
US 6 closed b/t CO 119 & US 40 b/c police activity— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) December 14, 2016
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