Snowy start to the week in southern Colorado

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The Colorado Springs skyline around 8 a.m. Monday.

The Colorado Springs skyline around 8 a.m. Monday.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Most of southern Colorado woke up to a fresh blanket of snow to start the week.

Snow totals as of 5 a.m.:

Colorado Springs city plows are on full call-out Monday. Crews are focusing on primary roadways, followed by secondary roadways and school routes.

School delays

Most area school districts are closed Monday, and others are on a delay.

>> Full list of closings and delays.

Flight delays

A handful of flights have been delayed at both Denver International Airport and the Colorado Springs airport.

>> Check DIA flight status.

>> Check COS flight status.

Accident alert

The Colorado Springs Police Department and Fountain Police Department are on cold reporting. If you are involved in a crash that meets the following conditions, you should exchange your information with the other drivers and complete a cold report within 72 hours.

  • No fatalities or injuries.
  • No driver or passenger is suspected of driving under the influence.
  • All drivers are present with license, registration, and insurance information.
  • No damage to public property, such as a street sign or utility pole, has occurred.

In Colorado Springs, go to a police department substation or coloradosprings.gov.

In Fountain, go to the Fountain Police Department, any state patrol office, or colorado.gov/pacific/csp/crash-information.

Forecast

It will be a cold day, with highs mostly in the teens and 20s for most from the interstate into the mountains, while the eastern plains get some 30s. Snow is decreasing this morning, but northerly flow will push into the mountain communities through the day and from Teller County into the Wet and Sangre de Cristo mountains. Another couple inches may fall here or there.

>> Full forecast from Chief Meteorologist Matt Meister.

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