Fort Collins on 'Accident Alert' as Extreme Winter Weather Affects Northern Colorado

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

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