With the first sightings of the white stuff on Snowmass Mountain, it’s clear: Winter is coming

Enough with this weather, already. It’s no time to move on to the warmer months so Coloradans can start hitting on the slopes. Thankfully, our forecasts have been heard by the mountain lions.

Aspen Snowmass tweeted a photo of its mountain scattered with flakes of snow Thursday morning. There’s still a very long way to select rsquo & the ski region;s works to be, well, skiable, however it’s a start.

What a way to wake up this morning! First ❄❄❄ high! #winteriscoming pic.twitter.com/7TIRcvk5Hv

— Aspen Snowmass (@AspenSnowmass) August 23, 2018

Colorado’s peaks over 11,000 feet may get snow National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Fredin stated. None of the agency’s official sites recorded snowfall but Fredin explained that doesn’t mean it didn’t even reach some peaks.

The snow season on Colorado mountains could run from Sept. 15 before June 15, Fredin stated. Meanwhile, down in Denver, the typical first snow strikes on Oct. 18. The first first snow in Denver has been Sept. 3 1961; the latest was Nov. 21, in 1934.

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