Fort Collins authorities said the city was on accident alert as a storm system impacting northern Colorado was forecasted to develop into a “large-scale winter storm” on Wednesday, January 18.
The Fort Collins police department urged travelers to give themselves extra time and increase following distances.
The NWS issued a winter storm warning for much of the state, and Colorado closed state offices on January 18 due to extreme weather conditions.
Footage captured by Laura G Young shows snow-covered roads, cars, and houses in Fort Collins, Colorado. Credit: Laura G. Young via Storyful