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In the event of snow, ice or other severe weather conditions, non-essential personnel may be released from work early, given delayed reporting times, or the base may be closed entirely. Click here for foul weather reporting procedures.
Information may also be obtained by calling 556-SNOW (Peterson AFB), 554-ROAD (Cheyenne Mountain), or 567-SNOW (Schriever AFB).

Additionally, road conditions on Peterson AFB may be changed to reflect weather conditions. An explanation of those conditions is:

AFI 31-204 Air Force Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision

A3.8.2. (Added) Road Conditions. The speed limit may be adjusted installation wide at the discretion of the installation commander or delegated authority in response to, but not limited to, deteriorating road conditions due to severe weather. Road conditions are classified as green, yellow, and red. Their respective speed limits and additional restrictions are:

A3.8.2.1. (Added) Road Condition Green. Normal installation speed limits and traffic rules are in effect.

A3.8.2.2. (Added) Road Condition Yellow. The maximum speed limit for all motor vehicles is 10 mph below the posted speed limit. The speed limit for parking areas is 5 mph. The vehicle will be operated in such a manner that ensures complete control of the vehicle at all times. Vehicle operators are cautioned to remain a safe distance away from snow removal equipment, with the understanding that the snow removal equipment operator may be operating at an increased rate of speed and with visibility limitations.

A3.8.2.3. (Added) Road Condition Red. The maximum speed limit for all motor vehicles is 10 mph on general roadways, and 5 mph in military family housing areas and parking areas. Travel is restricted to essential travel only (i.e. military personnel who have not been instructed to remain away from duty, family members traveling to and from their place of employment, etc.). Persons found to be in violation of this traffic instruction (i.e. recreational driving, nonemergency visitation, etc.) are subject to being cited in accordance with this traffic code, and to points being assessed on their driving record accordingly.

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