And it begins: Snow, ice and crashes had I-70 westbound closed near the tunnel

Loveland Ski Area on Oct. 4. (Courtesy Loveland Ski Area)

Update: I-70 and and CO 91 are reopened. No word on Loveland Pass.

Snow and icy conditions may have contributed to crashes near the Eisenhower Tunnel, forcing the closure of Interstate 70 in both directions this morning. CO 91 and Loveland Pass also were closed.

First, the view at Loveland Ski Area:

Loveland Ski Area on Oct. 4. (Courtesy Loveland Ski Area)
Loveland Ski Area on Oct. 4. (Courtesy Loveland Ski Area)

Here’s a look from Matt Kroschel of CBS4:

More from Loveland:

And this may not be the main event. National Weather Service is expecting snow and accumulation on Wednesday at elevations above 6,500 feet.

 

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