The storm will also bring winds gusting up to 40 mph, causing blowing snow and poor visibility. According to the National Weather Service, this storm may cause dangerous road conditions and power outages.
The National Weather Service warning recommended people only travel in an emergency and carry a flashlight, food and water in case of an emergency.
Snowfall should continue into mid-morning, according to the winter storm warning. Tonight’s low is 29 degrees. Weather for the rest of the week is dry and temperatures will rise back to seasonal levels by the weekend.
Colorado State University will announce whether or not classes will be cancelled between 4:30 and 5:30 a.m. Check back with the Collegian for updates.
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