Bomb Cyclone forces closures across Parker, county

The historic Bomb Cyclone has caused several closures across Parker

Nick Puckett
Posted 3/13/19

The Bomb Cyclone moved into Parker around 9:30 a.m. March 13, bringing with it blistering wind and snow that has affected much of the Denver metro area.

Parker police officials have encouraged …

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Bomb Cyclone forces closures across Parker, county

The historic Bomb Cyclone has caused several closures across Parker

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The Bomb Cyclone moved into Parker around 9:30 a.m. March 13, bringing with it blistering wind and snow that has affected much of the Denver metro area.

Parker police officials have encouraged people to stay off the roads. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office tweeted out roads were getting worse and recommended people stay home and wait out the once-in-a-decade storm.

Other Parker offices followed suit. Among other businesses, the Parker Town Hall and Parker Fieldhouse announced early closures. Programs through Parker Parks and Recreation were cancelled for the afternoon. The county-wide “Battle of the Books” trivia contest to be hosted at the Parker Douglas County Library has been postponed to March 27.

Rolling power outages caused delays through RTD light rail lines. Bus delays ran from 0 to 15 minutes, according to RTD twitter.

In Elizabeth, Elizabeth Fire tweeted that all county roads south of Highway 86 are not being plowed due to poor visibility, with road closures expected.

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