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Dangerous cold with overnight snow leading to a rough morning commute

Posted at 2:25 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 09:28:32-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Overnight snow and intense cold air have left much of southern Colorado's roadways covered in snow and ice. Commutes will be slow and dangerous this morning as CDOT works to clear the roads.

Our live radar above shows where snow is currently still falling. Dry skies will begin to show up around sunrise for much of the region.

Despite the winds decreasing into the early morning hours, the snow is such a fine crystal that it will continue to blow and drift over the roads through the morning commute.

Click here for a look at road conditions across the state.
Updated traffic accidents will be listed here.

Several school districts that were on delay are now closed, including D11, D38, and D20. Full list here: School Closings & Delays

The heaviest snow has fallen in and around Pueblo to the Wet Mountains. Please use caution and leave extra early, especially for that drive from Pueblo north to Colorado Springs or west out to Canon City.

Temperatures are brutal through the region, with wind chills at or below zero for much of the forecast region through the morning.

Frost bite could occur on exposed skin in under 30 minutes with this level of cold. Kids going to school should have plenty of layers on, including a scarf or mask to cover their neck and face.

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