Sunday, October 21, 2007

More Snow Hits Summit County

The latest storm has brought snow, icy and snowpack conditions to most of the roads in Summit County.

Chain restrictions are in effect on US 6 Loveland Pass, Interstate 70 Eisenhower Tunnel Eastbound, Interstate 70 Vail Pass East and Westbound, and Southbound Hwy 9 from Frisco to Hoosier pass.

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening as snow will increase in intensity across the mountains this morning and then diminish during the late afternoon hours.

Total accumulations of 6 to 14 inches can be expected.

North winds of 15 to 25 mph gusting above timberline will produce areas of blowing and drifting snow.

Highs today will be in the mid 20's with the wind chill making it feel like single digit temperatures

.As of 5 a.m. this morning, both Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area reported three inches of new snow.

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