Winter storm flights launch in Denver; Interstates Closed in Wyoming, Montana, Idaho

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  • Hundreds of flights at Denver International Airport were delayed or canceled.
  • Interstate 25 closed for 160 miles in Wyoming.
  • Salt Lake City schools closed for the second day of snow in 20 years.

Hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed in Denver and travel in other parts of the Rockies was severely hampered by the collapse of the winter storm.

More than 150 flights in and out of Denver International Airport were canceled Monday, which accounted for over half of all domestic flight cancellations for the day, according to FlightAware flight tracking websites.. More than 400 flight delays were also reported at the airport.

The winter storm, named Kade with the Weather Channel, closed 160 miles of Interstate 25 in Wyoming and stretched from I-15 in Montana and Idaho. Interstate closure 80 between Rock Springs and Laramie – extended over 200 miles long – and was expected to remain closed in Tuesday, K2 reported Radio.

(FURTHER: Winter Storm at Snow, Coast to Coast)


Gilbert Lemieux’s runner moves along paths in Washington Park as a winter stream over the West Intermountain, Monday, February 3, 2020, in Denver.

(AP Photo / David Zalubowski)

The University of Utah in Salt Lake City announced that all evening and evening classes would be canceled. Salt Lake City schools closed for the second snow day in 20 years, according to the Associated Press.

Utah State Patrol reported more than 160 worldwide crash Monday, the AP also said.

I-25 was closed early Monday from Douglas to northern Antelope Hills, Wyoming, according to the Department of State Transport. Another stretch between Glendalough and Orin was also closed. The department said it was not known when the road opened.

Snow and black ice were blowing making it difficult to drive between Douglas and Cheyenne.

(FURTHER: It was hoped to give more problems to the atmospheric river)

Some other highways were closed in the middle and southeast parts of the state because of the snow storm.

Converse County pulled his snow plows off the roads due to the hazardous weather conditions, KTWO reported Radio.

Natrona County schools closed because of the storm, KTWO reported.

Casper Police Department confirmed Monday’s “snow day”. meaning that officials would only respond to major injuries associated with injuries or crossing intersections.

In Montana, I-15 closed between Lima and Dillion because of the weather, which reported the DOT state. Idaho I-15 officials closed between Dubois border and Montana border.

(FURTHER: What to look for in February Weather)

Semitrailer has blocked chocolate on lanes on Interstate 90 approximately 4 miles west of Columbus, Montana.

Also in Idaho, Interstate 84 closed from the junction of I-86 with the Utah border, Idaho DOT reported. Many other highways were also closed in the eastern part of the state.

Officials warned that the I-90 corridor from Billings, Montana, to New Underwood, South Dakota, could address snow and surface conditions.

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