Winter weather advisories were issued across Colorado as a cold front brought snowstorms to the state on Tuesday, September 8.
Denver hit a record-breaking temperature of 101 F on Saturday, then saw a drop of more than 60 degrees in less than 18 hours – from 93 F on Monday to 32 F on Tuesday – according to local reports.
A winter weather advisory was issued for the Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins areas through 12 pm Wednesday, with two to six inches of snow forecast. Jefferson, Boulder, and Larimer counties were warned to expect more than eight inches, while 10 inches were forecast for the Palmer Divide, reports said.
Roads and mountain passes were closed as a result of the snow, local media reported.
This video shows snow falling in a backyard in Highlands Ranch, a suburb of Denver, on September 8. Credit: Chris Scovil via Storyful