A massive winter storm that fell to the Rockies in Central Plains contributed to the death of the Colorado State Patrol corporal on Wednesday, the official reports.
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The typhoon was fatal when the Colorado State Patrol Corporal was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was outside helping a car crashed by Interstate 76 in Weld County, Colo.
Volvo was under control and ran into Corporal Daniel Groves, 52. The Corporal Groves was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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The National Weather Service indicates a storm of " storm of historical proportions ."
With the downfall of snow, heavy snow was lashed in northern Colorado, including Denver, western Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, central South Dakota, and southeastern North Dakota.
The storm was strengthened at High Plains on Wednesday with a rate of intensification resulting in bombogenesis, which occurs when the pressure of barometric fast plummets, which crashed more than 0.71 by an inch dimension on a 24 hour time. The rare weather is often referred to as "the storm of the bomb."
With the collapse of the snow, heavy snow laid north Colorado, including Denver, west Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, central South Dakota, and southeastern North Dakota.
National Weather Service (NWS) offices are logged by approximately 350 wind gusts reports of 50 mph or more within 24-hour periods.
Some locations have been hit in tropical storms-wind energy. The NWS has received more than 92 damage reports.
"There was gusts at about 100 mph in the snow in Colorado Springs, Colo," said AccuWeather Dave Samuhel.
Serious, dangerous #blizzard conditions in #BombCyclone ! Here is I80 at Kimball NE. Everything is closed by the course. Pure whiteout. Increasing wind over 70 mph @breakingweather @accuweather – Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) March 13, 2019
Another 2,700 delayed due to wind and extreme weather.
"The powerful wind also led to structural damage, widespread damage to trees, power loss and poor driving conditions," Samuhel said.
A portion of the upper aisles is expected to receive 12-18 inches of snow with an AccuWeather Local StormMax ™ of 26 inches possible in some areas at the end of the storm. In fact, some areas in Colorado have reported over one foot of snowfall by late afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) .
"Snow summers up to 16 inches in Colorado's mountains, with 7.1 inches reported to Denver and roughly 4 in the Boulder area. Many schools, including those in the Denver area, are canceled for Thursday, "the AccuWeather Faith Eherts meteorologist said.
The typhoon has also been forgotten by barometric pressure records throughout the southwest and central part of the country. According to preliminary NWS data, Colorado and New Mexico have broken down all low barometric pressure records on Wednesday.
Old records stood at 28.82 inches of Mercury (975.8 millibars) in La Junta, Colorado, in 1973, and 28.90 inches of Mercury (978.7 millibars) in Clayton, New Mexico.
The NWS reported that Dodge City, Kansas had the lowest record barometric pressure for more than 100 years. A reading of 28.78 inches of mercury (974.9 millibars) was recorded on Wednesday at Dodge City Airport, which cut the previous record of 974.9 millibars, set in 1960 and stood for more than 100 years.
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Like 10:00 p.m. CST Wednesday, the reports below are no longer updated. For a recap of snowstorm scroll down.
8:45 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
National Weather Service offices have logged about 350 wind gusts reports of 50 mph or more within 24 hours of time.
Some locations have been hit by tropical typhoon forces. The NWS has received more than 92 damage reports.
Very low in Central Plains with widespread significant gusts winds. In the past 24 hours, NWS offices are logged about 350 wind gusts of 50+ MPH reports, with more than 92 damage reports. The most important gusts (70+ MPH) in general in NE NM, TX Panhandle, E CO. pic.twitter.com/duCPfqdkII
– NWS WPC (@NWSWPC) March 14, 2019
7:30 CDT Wednesday:
Big floods are likely to eastern Nebraska and western Iowa the next few days and some roads in the countryside need to be closed after being covered with water.
The National Weather Service says that this week's big rain is much more problematic because most of the region is still covered by a snow blanket and the ground still frosts.
ALERT: Nebraskan people need to stay cautious as time goes on and flooding continues. Follow @Nebraska511 for updates and review local media for road closures in your community. pic.twitter.com/KdQqOhrrZm
– Gov. Pete Ricketts (@GovRicketts) March 13, 2019
6:00 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
Colorado State Patrol Corporal was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was outside helping a car slid off by Interstate 76 in Weld County, Colo.
A Volvo lost control and ran over to Corporal Daniel Groves, 52. The Corporal Groves was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Officials said that the Volvo driver had enough wounds and was taken to the hospital. High speed driving conditions are investigated as a possible possible cause.
Release: Information about the fallen Colorado State Patrol Corporal Dan Groves. pic.twitter.com/hgS3fMnwQm
– CSP Public Affairs (@CSP_News) March 13, 2019
5:45 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
The power loss is spreading in the middle of the central US.
The collapse of the snow resulted in more than 200,000 buyers who have no power now. More than 500 crew from Xcel Energy Colo are working on Colo power restoration efforts, but hazardous conditions and road closures limit efforts.
Alliance, NE – Fighting workers to fix a downed utility pole. Electricity issues are expected to continue as weather conditions worsen. pic.twitter.com/GJcnwKPx2I
– NSP Trooper Horak (@NSPTrooperHorak) March 13, 2019
4:30 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
Extreme blizzard conditions affect a large area from the eastern Colo. By southeastern Wyoming in South Dakota. There was gusts in the wind near 100 mph with snow in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Airlines canceled almost 2,000 flights and delayed another 2,700 due to falling snow
Current conditions at DEN 👇🥶 pic.twitter.com/YFR4q87tky
– Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) March 13, 2019
3:45 pm CDT Wednesday:
A blizzard enters Kimball, Nebraska with a hurricane stretching east of Colo. The losing forces are getting ahead when the worst is coming.
Thunder's snow is reported throughout the Plains.
2:30 pm CDT Wednesday:
Wind is expected to continue to increase Wednesday morning with the strongest air expected Wednesday and Wednesday night. Crosses may make dangerous driving for higher profile vehicles.
According to Nebraska State Patrol, Interstate 80 is closed between North Platte and the Wyoming border.
All state highways are also closed in skeletons. There are a number of highways closed in northwestern Nebraska as well as flooding.
UPDATE: Interstate 80 is now CLOSE between North Platte and the Wyoming border.
All state highways have been handled.
There are many highways closed in northwestern Nebraska as well as flooding.
Do not travel in these places! pic.twitter.com/9aUAxVOusY
– NEStatePatrol (@NEStatePatrol) March 13, 2019
1:45 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
The storm destroys all kinds of travel.
The New Mexico State Police responds to a deterioration of the train near Logan, New Mexico. No reported damage was reported and the authorities said air was a contributing factor.
– NMSP (@NMStatePolice) March 13, 2019
The South Metro Fire Department is on the scene of an accident at the Colorado State Highway 470 east of Peoria, Colorado. No damage has been reported.
Engine 44 crew is on the scene of a semi compared to the suv on the northbound E-470 east of Peoria, luckily unscathed. The conditions continue to worsen and the roads are dangerous. #bombcyclone #blizzard #COwx #cotraffic pic.twitter.com/BR2I3Lsube
– South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) March 13,  In Douglas County, Colorado, Highway 85 in Manhart was closed due to a jack-knifed tractor-trailer, reported by the local sheriff's office.
Highway 85 is closed in Douglas County, Colorado, in Manhart due to a jack-knifed semi. (Photo / Douglas County Colorado Sheriff)
Denver International Airport officials said road conditions near the airport were rapidly worsening.
1:15 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer is pursuing a storm in Nebraska Panhandle today. He reports that Interstate 80 in Nebraska Panhandle is closed due to snow falling conditions.
– Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) March 13,
– Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) March 13, 2019
1:00 CDT Wednesday:
According to preliminary National Weather Service (NWS) data, Colorado and New Mexico have broken their all-time low barometric pressure records Wednesday. Old records stood at 28.82 inches of mercury (975.8 millibars) at La Junta, Colorado, in 1973 and 28.90 inches of mercury (978.7 millibars) in Clayton, New Mexico. However, pressure notes are not regularly maintained in all states, and may take some time until these levels are verified.
This satellite imagery reflects the main storm that produces snowfall conditions in the central US on March 13, 2019. (Photo / NOAA)
12:23 pm CDT :
More than 1,000 flights have now been canceled at Denver International Airport, according to FlightAware.
School closings for the area were announced Wednesday. State government offices in Denver and the surrounding area closed on Wednesday.
Due to severe winter weather and road conditions, all schools and DPS administration offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, March 13. All events and school-related activities scheduled for on Wednesday also canceled.
– DenverPublicSchools (@DPSNewsNow) March 12, 2019