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Kids in northeastern Colorado get snow day from storm that brought over foot to mountains


STERLING, Colorado — Kids in northeastern Colorado are getting an extra day off from school because of heavy snow from this weekend's storm.

Schools in Sterling, Akron, Julesburg and Yuma are among those closed Monday because of the weather. Sterling got about 7 inches of snow.

While the Front Range only had light snow, seven ski resorts say they got more than a foot of snow over the last two days from the remnants the Pineapple Express. Winter Park had the most with 19 inches of new snow while Monarch and Steamboat each had 17 inches.

More snow is possible later in the week.

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