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Weather closings and delays for October 31, 2018

Posted at 10:05 PM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 12:25:12-04

SOUTHERN COLORADO – A cold front moved into southern Colorado, bringing rain that changed to snow Tuesday afternoon, dropping several inches of snow across much of the News 5 viewing area.

The storm will move south out of our area, leaving Colorado Springs by mid-morning and Pueblo around lunchtime. This has caused a number of school districts to cancel or delay classes around the area.

Full list of closures and delays:

  • Banning Lewis Acad.: 2 hours late
  • Big Sandy SD: Closed
  • Calhan RJ1: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, AM/PM Buses on snow routes. No AVP
  • Cheyenne Mountain Dist. 12: 2 hours late
  • Colorado Springs Christian Schools: delayed start
  • Colorado Springs Early Colleges: 2 hours late
  • Cripple Creek-Victor: Closed
  • District 49: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool. Falcon High School on E-Learning day Wednesday
  • Edison 54JT: Closed. No Career Start or College Bus UPDATE
  • Ellicott 22: Closed
  • Evangelical Christian Acad.: 2 hours late
  • Falcon School-Based Health Center: 2 hours late
  • Fountain Valley School: 10 a.m. start
  • Huerfano Re-1: Walsenburg schools 2 hour delay. No AM Preschool. Gardner school closed. UPDATE
  • Holy Trinity Academy: Closed
  • Lake George Charter School: 2 hours late, No AM preschool
  • La Veta Sch. Dist. RE-2: Closed, no AM preschool
  • Lewis-Palmer District 38: 2-hour delay for staff+ALL students including pK. NO PLC NO wrap NO YMCA before care
  • Manitou Springs SD 14: 2 hours late
  • Miami-Yoder Sch. Dist. JT-60: 2 hours late
  • Peyton 23JT: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool. No PPBOCES transportation today
  • Pikes Peak Christian School: 10 AM delayed start
  • Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning: 2 Hours Late, No AM kindergarten or preschool
  • Pueblo Dist. 70: Only mountain schools closed. All Pueblo West and Mesa schools remain open.
  • St. Mary’s High School: 2 hours late
  • St. Paul Catholic School: 2 hours late
  • The University School: Opening at 10 a.m, No AM preschool
  • The Vanguard School: 2 hours late
  • Woodland Park Re-2: 2 hours late

Traffic conditions:

If you’re headed out the door this morning, the roads mostly wet, but can be slick, especially on overpasses and bridges. Take it easy and give yourself some extra time considering this is the first big snow of the season.

I-25: Expect some slushy and slick spots from Colorado Springs to Denver. A crash involving a semi was reported around 4:50 a.m.  at the Highway 105 exit in Monument. Conditions improve on the interstate from Colorado Springs to Pueblo. From Pueblo to the state line, conditions are worse and visibility will be low as the storm moves south this morning.

Highway 24:  Highway 24 is snow-covered in spots from Woodland Park to Colorado Springs. Conditions are similar from Colorado Springs to Limon.

Highway 115: Roads appear to be mostly wet and slushy from traffic cameras, but some spots could be snow covered.

Highway 50: Roads are mostly wet from Cañon City to Pueblo. Expect mostly wet roads around the Steel City this morning.

Highway 67: Highway 67 is completely snow covered in spots, with some hefty accumulation it appears. CDOT put the passenger vehicle chain law between Cripple Creek and Divide last night and it remains in effect. Be very cautious and follow the chain law if you have to use this route.

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News 5 Today has you covered this morning. Sam is tracking the storm as it moves out of our area and he’s collecting snow totals.

News 5’s Shayla Girardin is outside monitoring road conditions across the area.

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