LIVE VIDEO: 9NEWS Morning News    Watch
 

Colorado weather forecast: Clear and cold: Another chilly night on the way

2:58 PM, Oct 27, 2011   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

VIEW SNOWY SLIDESHOW

Many metro area suburbs saw temperatures in the mid teens on Thursday morning, which created a few icy spots for the earliest part of the morning commute. Patchy freezing fog was also an issue for motorists on the Eastern Plains.

After officially bringing 8.5 inches of snow to Denver on Tuesday night and Wednesday, the first significant storm of the season has now left the state. A warming and drying trend kicks in tomorrow and continues through the weekend.

DENVER'S BEST HOT CHOCOLATE 

Snow fell at a rate up to 2 inches per hour at times in Northern Colorado during Wednesday morning, but those heavy snow bands shifted to the Eastern Plains and southern Colorado by Wednesday afternoon. The official total for Denver out at Denver International Airport was 8.1 inches, the highest official snowfall measurement was in Jamestown in the foothills of Boulder County at 19.8 inches.

VIEW SNOW TOTALS IN YOUR AREA

The heavy, wet snowfall has damaged or destroyed many trees along the Front Range and over the Eastern Plains. Read about some helpful tips regarding what to do if one of your tree limbs breaks or if you experience a power outage.

The City of Greeley was hit exceptionally hard by the snow, causing many trees to splinter and crack.

VIEW HOW TO DROP OFF LIMBS, BRANCHES IN GREELEY

High temperatures in the 60s will return by the weekend.

VIEW ROB PROCTOR'S TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE YOUR PLANTS FROM WINTER

(KUSA-TV © 2011 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

Most Watched Videos