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Powerful storm system brings blizzard conditions, more snow, rain and flood concerns

A storm system that unleashed violent tornadoes in Texas has moved into the western Plains and Rocky Mountain states, bringing the threat of feet of snow and blizzard conditions.

More than seven million Americans are under winter weather alerts and about 300,000 are under blizzard warnings Sunday morning. Parts of the western Plains and Rocky Mountain states reported several inches of snow Saturday, and much more could be on its way Sunday.

Up to 18 inches of snow is possible in Denver, while areas north of Boulder could see more than two feet of snow, CNN meteorologist Tyler Mauldin said.
The National Weather Service in Boulder reported moderate to heavy snow and poor travel conditions early Sunday from north of Denver to the Wyoming border.

The Denver International Airport reported seven inches of snow late Saturday, according to the weather service. More than 2,000 flights into and out of Denver this weekend have been canceled. Across Colorado, several major roads are closed, including two stretches of interstates.
Leadville, Colorado reported more than 10 inches of snow early Sunday morning while the town of Sawpit also saw nearly 10 inches of snow, according to snowfall totals posted by the National Weather Service.

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