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It ain’t over…

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Until it’s over.  As I looked out the window last evening, the flakes started to fall.  First just a few, then more.  Perfectly formed, large, fluffy flakes.  By the time I got up this morning in Winter Park, Colorado, snow fell at a rapid rate, covering…

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Thundersnow

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The snow falling out side the window didn’t come down in gentle flakes, but rather violently, spewing pellets of snow through the trees.  As I marveled at this outburst from Mother Nature, a flash of light burst through the clouds overhead, followed by a rumble of…

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Recreation Weather/Climate

Dust on crust

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn During a winter such as this one, when snow has been sorely lacking, a forecast for any snow at all can seem welcome.  So as we headed to Winter Park this past weekend for our annual winter ski trip, we felt optimistic hearing there was snow…

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The winter that wasn’t

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn They had planned the trip for months.  You would have to book the reservations months in advance as a Christmas trip to Telluride, Colorado would be highly coveted by most.  Instead of tons of trails covered in powdery snow, they were instead confronted with barren slopes,…

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