DENVER, Colorado (AP) — New Year’s travelers jammed the Denver airport Thursday, trying to get out of town ahead of a snowstorm that threatened to close runways and gum up the nation’s busy holiday travel season for the second time in a week.
The storm was expected to dump up to 16 inches of snow on the Denver area overnight, a week after a pre-Christmas blizzard shut the airport for more than two days.
They’re also saying that a second wave of snow Friday night could dump another 10 to 20 inches by Saturday afternoon.
My city, Thornton, seems to have a jump on things. I’m sitting at my desk watching two earth movers plow the streets, piling five-foot berms of old snow and ice on each side of the road.
It’s going to be another long couple of days indoors, I think.
On the bright side, I won’t have to worry about my lawn getting enough water during the dry winter. On the other hand, I may not even see my lawn again until sometime in April.