‘Bomb Cyclone’ Blasts Colorado and Leaves Hundreds Stranded in Cars
About 1,100 motorists were stranded in Colorado as a ferocious winter storm -- a "bomb cyclone" -- unleashed hurricane-force winds and blizzard conditions in parts of the central United States. "We are in full saving lives mode," said Ryan Parsell, a spokesman for El Paso County, about the ongoing rescues. "This isn't your average Colorado storm."