You have got to love Colorado -- yesterday I was driving around with the sunroof open in gorgeous spring sunshine, today we've got blizzard conditions in the metro area with a foot of snow in Denver possible. I went to the Nuggets-Sonics game last night and I was kind of amazed at all the people who were wearing shorts and/or sandals. Didn't they hear we could possibly get a storm as big as the one in March 2003? They ended up being fine -- it was still dry (though cloudy and windy) after the game. In fact, at late as 4:30 in the morning the rain hadn't changed into snow. But now, about four hours later, we've got four inches on our balcony.
For all you out of staters, it is actually quite normal for us here in the Front Range to get our biggest snowstorms in September, October, March or April, when there is enough water in the air to make a big storm (as I explained here).
I have to drive down to Littleton today, but other than that I think it will be a day to stay indoors. Our wireless internet connection is working fine (obviously), so I may live blog this storm a bit more.
Update 12:40 p.m.: We made it to Littleton and back safely. Now we've got about ten inches here in east central Denver. There was a lot of drifting down in the south suburbs and a few wrecks on the road.
Update 3:15 pm.: The snow seems to be lighter now but the crosswinds are still pretty strong. I think we have twelve inches on the ground here, and it is the wet stuff. Pictures below below the jump.
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