Denver Weather: Snow Follows 80-Degree Day

Snowstorm triggers massive power outage in Colorado.
0:52 | 10/26/11

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Transcript for Denver Weather: Snow Follows 80-Degree Day
Went across the country tonight residents of one American city have a kind of weather whiplash. 48 hours after a record breaking heat Denver was walloped by six inches of snow ABC's Clayton send -- gives us a quick tour. Good evening -- if you can believe it it was eighty degrees only two days ago here and now look. The snow has been falling since midnight and it is still coming down many of the trees here still have not lost their leaves and so when all of this wet heavy snow comes down. It collects on these branches it's far too heavy and the branches simply snap off -- the problem is when they come down often -- they're coming down on power lines. And the local power company here tells us that across the region. At least a 100000 people right now are without electricity they brought in crews from all over the country to try and fix the damage but it could be a day or two before that happens Diane.

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