‘Potentially historic’ winter storm brings 2 feet of snow to Rockies

Commuters in Colorado were caught on Interstate 25 and needed help from firefighters as their vehicles skidded on icy pavement.
1:11 | 10/10/19

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There was also a crippling blizzard. The National Weather Service calling it a potentially a store October winter storm up to two feet of snow. Dangerous driving already take a look multiple accidents tonight a treacherous commute that's I 25 in Colorado and a sixty degree drop. In just the last 24 hours in Denver ABC's Clayton send L from Denver tonight. The season's first winter blast tonight causing a lot of slipping sliding swerving and smashing. Snowy roads from Rapid City, South Dakota to Billings Montana Colorado commuters caught on interstate 45 needed help from firefighters. And they are big trucks hitting an icy pavement. The cold burst striking less than three weeks after the official end of summer temperatures in Denver nose dived overnight fifty degrees from a balmy eighty to thirty. Pat Denver's airport more than 100 flights canceled more than 700 delayed. And David blizzard warnings are now going up in the plains and it's still very cold it could fall to fifteen degrees here tomorrow and if that happens. It would be the largest two day temperature dropped. In six years David whiplash in Denver and in the middle of the country tonight plate and thank you.

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