Colorado_SnowmanThis is enough to make weather geeks and winter lovers jealous. The active and cold pattern in the western US already brought 5 to 10 inches of snow to Flaggstaff Arizona. Colorado got their fix opening the season with a big bang!  At first I was greeted by a friend who lives there and was bragging about the first flakes.  Local photographer Jennifer Casey also sent this cut little snowman to document her visit to Rocky Mountain National Park. She boasted her Faith-in-the-Flakes with pride 🙂  Below you will see the results of a storm chase video around Denver with plenty of lightning.

Forecast From NWS

Not much accumulation along the front range and metro areas, but head into the mountains and there is fresh powder to kick off ski season. Some of the resorts could see between 1 to 2 feet of new, beautiful, November snow.


Thundersnow: Storm Chase Video

Matt Olson is a storm chaser that took to the streets of Denver last night to capture numerous lighting strikes. The only thing missing is Jim Cantore screaming in excitement and delight for dramatic effect. Check out this video below.

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