SPOKANE, Wash. — Tuesday morning flights from Spokane to Denver have been canceled as a major snowstorm moves through Colorado.
Nine inches of snow fell in 24 hours in Denver and it is expected to fall throughout the morning in the area. Officials at Denver International Airport say their biggest concern is visibility.
KREM’s Denver sister station KUSA is reporting 25 delays and 474 cancellations at DIA at last check.
Two flights out of Spokane on Southwest and United Airlines have been canceled on Tuesday morning, according to the Spokane International Airport's website. There are two other flights to Denver on the same airline scheduled for the early afternoon.
Several flights arriving in Spokane from Denver are also canceled on Tuesday morning.
Those who have questions about their flight status should check with their individual airline. Some airlines are issuing travel waivers for Denver, while others are waiving change or cancel fees and fare differences.
Light snow flurries fell around the Spokane area on Tuesday morning and a light layer coated the sidewalks in downtown Spokane. Some roads are also covered in frost and ice.
The Spokane Airport has not yet recorded any measurable snow for the month of November. Spokane averages 7.4 inches of snow in the month of November.
Snow showers over the mountain passes could complicate Thanksgiving travel on Tuesday and Wednesday. Anyone traveling over the passes, including Lookout and Snoqualmie, should be prepared for winter driving, though the snowfall is unlikely to close the passes.