A system moving from the West into the Plains returned snow to the Cheyenne and Denver areas and brought the first snow of the season to parts of Kansas.
Cheyenne, Wyo., set a new daily record on Thursday with 5 inches of snow piling up from the same system, breaking the old record of 4.3 inches set in 2006.
Conifer, Colo., received 3 inches of snow, according to an NWS-trained spotter. Eldorado Springs recorded 3.6 inches, and Breckenridge had 4.3 inches.
The Denver International Airport picked up 1.4 inches of snow on Friday, while as much as 6 inches was reported in northwestern Kansas.
Interactive radar snapshot of Colorado from 8:45 a.m. MDT Friday.
Snow frames this Colorado road. Photo by Marie Patinio Sanchez.
Snow-covered bike racks in Fort Collins, Colo. Photo by Jordan Savage.
A snowy campus for the University of Colorado at Boulder. Photo by Gabrielle Junor.
Colorado residents woke up to snow accumulation. Photo by Amber Ellise.
Snow clings to tree leaves in Denver. Photo by Valerie Jo.
Snowy sunrise is Colorado. Photo by Tiana Cope.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
The North Central states face the most adverse weather this Labor Day weekend, in the form of severe storms and tornadoes which will threaten lives and travelers.
As Cristobal loses its tropical characteristics, attention is turning toward the Bay of Campeche for potential development next week.
The Pittsburgh area will have a turbulent stretch of sun and intermittent thunderstorms for the next several days, including storms that could impact Labor Day weekend plans.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
After another big cooldown, warm and humid weather will bounce back in Boston, during the Labor Day weekend.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.