Over the past couple of days, several towns in Colorado have experienced the first snowstorm of the season, with some areas receiving more than a foot of snow. This news was reported by KDVR.
Discover how much snowfall your town received over the weekend by checking out the snowfall reports, ranging from just a few inches to almost two feet. Click on the link to view the report: snowfall reports.
Over the weekend, there was a significant amount of snowfall in various parts of Colorado as reported by the National Weather Service. They have been keeping track of the totals from Saturday to Sunday and have listed some of the areas that experienced heavy snowfall. You can check out the details on their website.
High Snowfall Accumulations Reported Across Colorado
- Mount Crested Butte: 19 inches
- Copper Mountain: 16.9 inches
- Breckenridge: 16 inches
- Silverthorne: 15.6 inches
- Loveland Pass: 14 inches
- Eldora: 14 inches
- Leadville: 13.7
- Blue River: 13 inches
- Estes Park: 13 inches
- Green Mountain Reservoir: 13 inches
- Berthoud Pass: 13 inches
Over the weekend, some states like Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota experienced snowfall. However, Mount Crested Butte received the highest snowfall in the entire country, accumulating 19 inches.
In terms of snowfall, the only competition for Mount Crested Butte was found in Alta, Wyoming, which received a total of 17 inches.
Although the majority of areas with high snowfall are found in mountain towns, Denver was not spared from the winter storm. Denver International Airport recorded a snow accumulation of 7.5 inches from Saturday to Sunday, according to reports.
As the ski season approaches, Colorado’s ski areas are eagerly awaiting their opening days. Among them, Arapahoe Basin has already kicked off the season, becoming the first ski area to open its doors to skiers and snowboarders. In fact, the opening day was just this past Sunday, and with new snowfall, there’s fresh powder to be enjoyed. Excitement is in the air as skiers and snowboarders alike prepare for another season of hitting the slopes.
As Monday morning rolls around, Denver wakes up to a picturesque view of white snow covering the city. However, this spell of winter wonderland is not expected to last for long. Although the start of the workweek will be chilly, residents can expect warmer temperatures later this week, with Denver reaching highs in the 60s.