Snow started to fall Friday simply west of Denver at elevations above 7,000 toes. Snow additionally has been reported in components of Montana, in keeping with CNN meteorologist Gene Norman.
Norman mentioned, even for the world, snowfall at this level is uncommon. The final time the town noticed snow this late was on June 17, 1928.
However nobody appears to be complaining on Twitter.
“Snow in Breckenridge, Colorado!” Jennifer Thompson tweeted.
“Solely in Colorado does it snow the primary day of summer season,” one man wrote.
“Good morning it is June 22nd and we simply bought snow in Colorado,” wrote one other.
Singer Kelly Clarkson was having fun with it, she tweeted.
“Sure, that’s snow in my hand. Snowball fights in June. I like Colorado!”
Steamboat Springs averages 0.1 inches of snow in June, with Could 6 being the typical final day of snowfall throughout a typical season, Norman mentioned. This unusual snowfall is partially as a result of the environment is hotter and moister than earlier than. At floor stage, it is too heat to assist snowfall, however extra mountainous areas haven’t got that downside.
We’ll take a snowball combat, for certain.