Late Spring Colorado Storm Dumps Up To 20 Inches of Snow

Late Spring Colorado Storm Dumps Up To 20 Inches of Snow

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Late Spring Colorado Storm Dumps Up To 20 Inches of Snow

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A late spring snowstorm moved its way through Colorado and  accumulations up to 20 inches were reported in areas of the state. The highest totals were reported along the Palmer Divide north of Colorado Springs and in the San Juan Mountains in the southwestern part of the state.

As of Tuesday the statewide snowpack sits at 225% of median according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Here’s a list of the top ten snow totals reported after the storm:

· 8 NE Black Forest – 20 inches
· 3 NW Black Forest – 19.5 inches
· 7 W Peyton – 18 inches
· 4 S Air Force Academy – 18 inches
· Red Mountain Pass – 18 inches
· 2 SSE Black Forest – 17 inches
· Monument – 15 inches
· Coal Bank Pass – 15 inches
· 3 SE Black Forest – 14 inches
· 2 NE Black Forest – 14 inches

The late May freshies are a cherry on top for the four mountains open for skiing over Memorial Day.  Breck, A-Basin, Aspen and Purgatory will all be spinning lifts so bust out the sunscreen and slush wax and head to the mountains:

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