First storm of 2017 brings snow, cold temperatures, forces several schools to close
DENVER -- Denver metro area residents began digging out from the first storm of 2017 that brought snow and cold temperatures on Thursday morning, making driving treacherous and forcing the closure of several schools. Snow totals ranged from 3.5 inches at Denver International Airport to 8.5 inches in Arvada to 11 inches in Black Hawk to nearly 30 inches east of Steamboat Springs.