Snow blizzard is back in Colorado (pictures and videos)

After a high of 73 degrees in Denver on March 22, 2016, the city was dealing with a heavy, wet spring snow on March 23, 2016.

Just another day in March for Colorado, but a shock to the system for much of the country.

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The storm prompted many major school districts in the Denver metro area.

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CDOT released a mandatory requirement for all passenger vehicles to have chains, snow tires or 4WD.

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High winds between 40-60 mph could create blizzard conditions by the afternoon.

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Blizzard warnings are in effect from Denver to the Kansas state line until 6 p.m. on Wednesday while winter storm warnings cover the foothills and mountains west of Interstate 25.

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The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for March 23, 2016, as of 12:21 p.m.

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Allenspark — 11 inches

Arvada — 14 inches

Aspen Springs — 10 inches

Aurora — 4 inches

Black Hawk — 8 inches

Boulder — 16.1 inches

Brookvale — 7 inches

Broomfield — 18 inches

Cheesman Reservior — 7.7 inches

Conifer — 7 inches

Denver — 10-11.2 inches

DIA — 7.6 inches

Englewood — 5.4 inches

Erie — 16 inches

Evergreen — 19 inches

Fairplay — 1 inches

Firestone — 15 inches

Fort Collins — 11 inches

Fraser — 5 inches

Genesee — 15.3 inches

Gold Hill — 20 inches

Golden — 3 inches

Grant — .5 inches

Greeley — 4.7 inches

Highlands Ranch — 16 inches

Kittredge — 16.5 inches

Longmont — 14 inches

Louisville — 12.7 inches

Loveland — 12.5 inches

Mead — 12 inches

Nederland — 21.5 inches

Niwot — 15 inches

Northglenn — 7.5 inches

Parker — 11 inches

Perry Park — 8 inches

Pinecliffe — 13.5 inches

Strasburg — 6 inches

Tiny Town — 13 inches

Virginia Dale — 11 inches

Wellington — 2 inches

The snow is great news for Colorado after a fairly long stretch of dry weather that began in early February.

Meanwhile, another winter storm is expected to hit at the beginning of Easter weekend.

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