- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

DENVER (AP) - The Latest on severe weather in Colorado (all times local):

2:20 p.m.

Whiteout conditions have delayed the opening of Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park.

Park rangers reported winds up to 30 miles per hour as the temperatures dipped to 24 degrees there on Friday morning.

Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says officials will continue to monitor the situation over the weekend and decide when it’s safe to open the road, the highest continuous paved road in the nation above 12,000 feet.

Both Independence and Cottonwood passes have both re-opened in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

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10:30 a.m.

Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park have delayed the opening of Trail Ridge Road because of whiteout snow conditions on Friday.

Park rangers reported winds up to 30 miles per hour as the temperatures dipped to 24 degrees. The road is the highest continuous paved road in the nation above 12,000 feet.

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for the Cache La Poudre River near Greeley on Friday.

On Thursday, several tornadoes were reported in eastern Colorado as storms moved across the state while some parts of the mountains got fresh snow.

The National Weather service says five tornadoes were spotted in Cheyenne and Kit Carson counties Thursday evening. The storms also brought heavy rain, large hail and strong winds, which turned over several tractor-trailers.

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8:20 a.m.

Several tornadoes were reported in eastern Colorado as storms moved across the state while some parts of the mountains got fresh snow.

The National Weather service says five tornadoes were spotted in Cheyenne and Kit Carson counties Thursday evening. The storms also brought heavy rain, large hail and strong winds, which turned over several tractor-trailers and caused a roof to collapse in the town of Kit Carson.

Forecasters don’t expect severe weather to develop over Colorado on Friday.

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