The first major snowstorm of the season dumped two feet of snow on parts of Colorado and Wyoming, shutting schools and snarling traffic with multicar pileups and fender benders. Denver residents traded short sleeves for parkas as they grappled with the biggest October snowfall in 12 years. Snow was expected to continue throughout today, bringing up to four feet of the white stuff in some places.
The snowstorm extended from northern Utah to Nebraska's border with South Dakota."The smart thing is to shut down and call it a day," a mail carrier told the AP.