04/16/2013 09:51 am ET Updated Apr 16, 2013

Colorado Digs Out As Another Snowstorm Approaches

The heaviest of the snow has ended for now in Colorado, but there is still more snow and rain showers are on the way as another storm develops in the state, Tuesday afternoon.

The Tuesday morning commute is treacherous with snow-packed, frozen roads and black ice, so take extra time and care driving this morning. The Denver Post reports that police scanners have ben busy already Tuesday morning with reports of numerous accidents and slides. Some roads were even described as "skating rinks" they are so icy and slick.

The Denver area saw about 10 inches of snow and more than a foot of snow was reported in Estes Park and Nederland by Tuesday morning, The Associated Press reports.

Denver International Airport received nearly 8 inches of snow since Monday and canceled 25 flights, but as of Tuesday no more flights have been cancelled.

Northern Colorado received the brunt of the storm with Fort Collins getting 9 inches of snow by Monday night, KDVR reports.

Despite the heavy snowfall, a snow day has not been called for Tuesday, most Front Range schools and businesses are remaining open or have a delayed opening. For a full list of all affected schools and businesses visit 9News closure list.

The Winter Storm Warning has been lifted by the National Weather Service Tuesday morning, but there is more weather on the way. After a brief break this afternoon, KDVR is reporting another 3-4 inches possible in Denver, 8 inches in Northern Colorado and up to 20 inches in the Foothills by the time this storm system passes.

For the latest road conditions around the state and for live webcams, vist the Colorado Department of Transportation's


Animals Playing In Snow
Animals Playing In Snow