The Colorado Department of Transportation says there will be about 100 plows and pieces of snow removal equipment working in the metro area. Additional equipment will work on mountain passes and through the I-70 mountain corridor.

“The reality is our entire fleet will be out for this storm,” CDOT spokesperson Amy Ford said.

CDOT says to make sure you have good tires if you are planning on driving in the mountains.

CDOT also asks drivers to pay attention to road closures. If a road is closed, do not sit on the road and wait for it to reopen. CDOT advises getting off the road or finding somewhere else to wait.

CDOT asks all drivers to be aware of the conditions on the road. CDOT says if people are driving in snowy or rainy conditions, they should have extra food and water in their car.

Drivers can check road closings and conditions at: http://www.cotrip.org/home.htm.

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