An April snow storm is rolling in, and the rare intensity has prompted blizzard warnings in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota and Minnesota on Wednesday.
The heavy snow will begin Wednesday afternoon in Minneapolis. The Twin Cities are forecom/tag/ca/’ target=’_blank’ rel=’nofollow’ title=’ca’>cast to get 5 inches of snow and wind gusts up to 50 mph, along with sleet, rain and freezing rain.
In Denver, rain will change to snow Wednesday afternoon, bringing whiteout conditions and up to 6 inches of snow. Wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph.
The Colorado State Patrol on Twitter Wednesday morning urged “employers to consider either fully com/tag/ca/’ target=’_blank’ rel=’nofollow’ title=’ca’>cancelling work today, or at least allow employees a half day and to go home by noon. The fewer com/tag/ca/’ target=’_blank’ rel=’nofollow’ title=’ca’>cars on the road during bad weather, the better.”