2,000 Flights Canceled In Denver As Heavy Snowstorm Hits

Written by on March 14, 2021

DENVER (AP) — Greater than 2,000 flights have been canceled over the weekend at Denver Worldwide Airport as a significant snowstorm strikes the area.

The Nationwide Climate Service has issued a winter storm warning, saying it expects 18 to 24 inches of heavy, moist snow to fall in Denver and Boulder from Saturday afternoon via Sunday evening. Some areas alongside the Entrance Vary foothills have been anticipated to obtain as much as 30 inches.

The Colorado Division of Transportation warned that highway closures are extremely doubtless, and requested individuals to not make pointless journeys.

The highways most certainly to be affected included Interstate 25 from Colorado Springs to Wyoming, together with Denver and Monument Hill; I-70 to Limon; and I-76 to Ft. Morgan, the division mentioned.

Denver Worldwide had a busy morning Saturday with passengers attempting to beat the storm, however about 750 flights later within the day have been canceled, airport spokeswoman Emily Williams mentioned. Nearly all Sunday flights had been canceled as nicely — practically 1,300.


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