Tuesday Feb 19 2013 comments Low snow in Colfax tests patience with drivers while bringing some fun to kids By: Kim Palaferri, Auburn Journal Photographer -A +A Buy This Photo Now Madisyn Parady (6) and her sister RylanParady (4) , zip down the hill while sledding. The pair were on their way on a family vacation but were held up in Colfax due to weather. Henry Quattrini, left, and Liam Eggleston work together gathering snow to build a snowman in Colfax. Lily Cox, 17 months old, gives her dad Todd Cox a sample of snow for hime to touch. The two flew in from Honolulu, Hawaii to take in a ski vacation but were temporarily held in Colfax where traffic was held for an hour. Jaime Parady gives his daughters Madisyn, sitting in front of the sled, and Rylan a tow down the hill will waiting out the storm in Colfax. Jaime Parady gives his daughters Madisyn, sitting in front of the sled, and Rylan a tow down the hill will waiting out the storm in Colfax. On Tuesday, snow started to accumulate in Weimar, leaving a white blanket of snow, and making roads slick. Chain installers worked quickly in Colfax to keep traffic moving. Traffic in Colfax was brought to a standstill with the low snow, giving chain installers a chance to help people chain-up. The CHP held traffic for approximately an hour. A chain installer located in Colfax, talks to drivers on Interstate 80, where traffic was held by CHP. Ray Palmer, truck driver for Pacific Shipping, loads his semi truck up with a set of chains in Colfax so he can proceed to drive over the summit. Placer County Sherriff's officer John DeSilva, holds traffic in Colfax during Tuesdays snowstorm. CalTrans blocks the freeway onramp in Colfax during a snow storm. CalTrans chain control advised drivers that traffic was being held for a short time in Colfax.