Spring storm dumps snow, rain in Fremont County, USA

Severe Weather Alert

The National Weather Service in Pueblo said the Cañon City area received about 1.62 inches of precipitation, which included rain and snow.

More rain in the coming days is expected.

According to AccuWeather.com, Saturday has a 60 percent chance of rain, with a high of 56. Sunday has a 50 percent chance, with a high of 52, according to the website.

Cañon City Police Department Capt. Jim Cox said the wintery weather did not cause any accidents within the city limits. Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jeff Worley said the county responded to several accidents, but none of them were very serious. The Colorado State Patrol did not respond by press time.

There were various other accidents across the state.

Authorities say a dozen people have been injured after a multiple-vehicle crash involving a tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 70 in suburban Denver in foggy weather.

The Colorado State Patrol says 12 people were taken to the hospital with minor to serious injuries in Friday’s crash in Aurora.

The Denver Post reports that the bus was carrying members of the Brooklyn-based band Twin Shadow from Lawrence, Kansas, to Denver for a show. The mother of keyboard player Spencer Zahn said he texted her to say that he was in pain but conscious.

In the immediate aftermath, firefighters worked to cut the driver out of the tour bus. It wasn’t immediately clear if the driver was among those taken to the hospital.

Courtesy of canoncitydailyrecord.com

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