GOLDEN, Colo. -- The Colorado State Patrol closed Highway 93 between Golden and Boulder Saturday morning. The problem was high winds and blowing snow causing white-out conditions.
Wow - This is why Highway 93 is closed in spots. This is at Hwy93/Hwy 72 between Golden and Boulder pic.twitter.com/GCvGfEv6x3
— Evan Kruegel (@EvanKruegel) February 24, 2018
Extreme conditions along Hwy 93 from Golden to Boulder
Road closed from 64TH Avenue in JeffCO to Hwy 128 in Boulder County @ColoradoDOT, @jeffcosheriffco & @CSP_AdamsCounty assisting with closures
Alternate routes advised
— CSP Golden (@CSP_Golden) February 24, 2018
The closure lasted for several hours until about 2:00 Saturday afternoon.
Pinpoint Weather Meteorologist Christine Rapp said gusts in that area were reaching at least 50-60 mph.