More than 2000 aviation have been dropped over the weekends at Denver’s international airport as a significant snowstorm hits.
A historic snowstorm that blasted Colorado on Sunday dumped two feet of snow in the Denver area. Moreover, it knocked out the power supply to tens and thousands of people, stranded others in their vehicles. Also, this will lead to many offices and schools closed on Monday.
The national weather service has used a winter storm warning. Moreover, it expects around 18 to 24 inches of heavy wet snowfall in Denver and Boulder from Saturday through Sunday night.
The weekend snowstorm became the fourth largest ever recorded in Denver with 24.1 inches of snow at the cities official snow measurement point at Denver International Airport as of 6 p.m. Sunday.
The Colorado Department of Transportation advised that road closings are highly likely. It also asked people not to make any unnecessary trips. The highways that are most likely to be affected included Interstate 25, from Colorado Springs to Wyoming. Including Denver and Monument Hill and I-76 to Ft Morgan, said the department.
Denver international airport had a busy morning on Saturday with passengers trying to beat the storm. The authorities had to cancel around 750 flights later in the day, said the spokeswoman Emily. Just about all Sunday, the related authorities cancelled nearly 1300 flights as well.