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.
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Heavy snowstorm - 27.2".
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