COLORADO MAY SNOW FORECAST: Travel impacts, May snowstorm updates

DENVER (KDVR) – Saturday is an accurate weather alert day. The snow will decrease throughout the morning. Travel impacts have been reported across the region.

We will update this story throughout the day.

2:30 p.m.: All eastbound Interstate 70 lanes have reopened after a truck fire at Mile 248. Evergreen Fire-Rescue: Good news – no injuries; the fire is extinguished; and EFR cleared the scene. Please continue to drive slowly through the area as the cleanup continues to remove the trailer and cores from I-70.

1:40 p.m.: City of Golden: The City of Golden has opened a tree branch collection point at Golden Gate Canyon Road, just west of Newstar Way. The site will remain open for the next two weeks. City of Golden crews are working to safely remove the branches from city streets, pathways and parks. Please stay safe and watch out for city crews. Stay tuned for more information on other tree branch collection sites in Jefferson County that are expected to open soon.

12:37.: Colorado State Patrol: Update on trailer fire outside Evergreen. A backhoe removes the carrots and the fire puts out anything that is still smoldering. The trucking company will have a mitigation service on site in approximately 45 minutes to unload the remainder and clean up. The tow should be here at 3 p.m.

10:20 a.m.: Colorado State Patrol – I-70 eastbound near Floyd Hill: Light needs to completely drain trailer to ensure it doesn’t re-ignite. We will be on one track here for an extended period.

9:25 a.m.: Arapahoe Basin: All parking lots are currently full. Please come back anytime after one hour.

9:05 a.m.: Colorado State Patrol: I-70 Eastbound: We will momentarily have an open eastbound lane. The fire still works. Please drive carefully in the area.

8:35 a.m.: CDOT: I-70 eastbound: road closed due to vehicle fire between exit 248 – Beaver Brook; Floyd Hill and exit 251 – US 40; El Rancho.

I-70 closed near Floyd Hill (CSP)

8am: The Global Dub Festival at Red Rocks has been cancelled. The event was to take place on Saturday.

7:35 am: CDOT: I-270 westbound: left lane closed due to accident between CO 265 and I-76; I-270.

7:04 a.m.: Denver police are investigating a traffic accident with serious injuries, a motorist collided with an RTD bus in the area of ​​N. Broadway St and 13th Ave. Expect delays in the region; alternative routes advised.

6:55 a.m.: CDOT: I-25 northbound: The roadway is reopened to traffic between exit 188 – Castle Pines Parkway and exit 192 – RidgeGate Parkway.

6:45 a.m.: CDOT: I-76 Westbound: Right lane closed due to accident at E-470.

6:30 a.m.: CDOT: I-25 Northbound: Two right lanes closed due to accident between Exit 188 – Castle Pines Parkway and Exit 192 – RidgeGate Parkway.

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On TV and online, the Pinpoint Weather team will keep you up to date with the latest forecasts for Denver and Colorado. Be sure to download the free Pinpoint Weather app to stay up to date with the latest data as it arrives. Stay tuned to FOX31 and Channel 2 for live coverage from the team throughout the storm.

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