Denver Snowstorm (Photos) NBA Update, Nuggets Opener a Go
By Josh Hart
Oct 28, 2009
A late October snowstorm in Denver and throughout Colorado has piled the powder along the front range and in the city and continues to cause traffic woes and airport delays at DIA and along roads throughout the region.
Despite the storm, the NBA season should still start as scheduled in the mile high city, according to the team. The Denver Nuggets tip-off their season tonight at the Pepsi Center against the Utah Jazz at 8:30 p.m.
According to the Denver Post, National Weather Service forecasters expect wide areas of heavy snow to continue through the night and until daybreak tomorrow before it starts slowly lifting.
Another forecast predicts additional accumulation around Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins through this evening of an additional 3 to 6 inches. More updates on road conditions via "The Denver Channel", Per WYDOT, Interstate 80 closed again between Cheyenne and Laramie, due to adverse conditions."
Lots of pictures here. The foothills could see up to 24 inches of total snow accumulation by late Thursday while mountain areas east of Vail Pass will see up to 3 feet over the highest peaks and passes.
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