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Colorado Weather: First Dusting Of Snow On Peaks Near Aspen

DENVER (CBS4)- Colorado's welcome cool down has not only returned rain to many locations along with much cooler temperatures. The end of August pattern change has also, brought in a few flakes of snow for some mountain spots. The views from Aspen on Saturday morning revealed a small but, welcome dusting of snow on some of the surrounding peaks.

Composite radar from Saturday morning shows the rain showers soaking down a few areas of western Colorado. But, also, embedded in the imagery are a few signs of snow on some of the higher peaks. On the radar picture below the pink dots indicate snow or rain mixed with snow on some of the very, high mountain tops.

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This may be the first dusting for the mountains around Aspen/Snowmass but, other areas of Colorado have also, picked up a few flakes this month. A few Coloradans have also, reported snow high up on Trail Ridge Road as well.


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