With early snow falling in the mountains tourists are flocking to Colorado at a rate not seen since the winter of 2007.
The morning rush hour in Denver was significantly slowed as road conditions were slick and icy in spots.
About an inch of of wet snow covered the ground along the Front Range early Friday morning.
Residents of Evergreen welcomed the three inches or so of snow that fell early Friday morning.
A storm that brought up to four inches of snow to Colorado’s High Country and light rain to the Front Range is moving out.
Snow is expected to continue to fall in parts of southern Colorado but travel has returned to normal around the rest of the state.
Skiers rejoiced and stores pulled snowblowers out of storage as a persistent spring storm delivered another round of wet snow to parts of Wyoming, Colorado and the Dakotas on Wednesday.
Tough watering restrictions will remain in place this summer for Denver Water customers despite this week’s snowstorms.
Climatologists are happy to see all the moisture from recent snowfall in Northern Colorado but that doesn’t mean the severe drought conditions are over.
Denver Public Works is preparing for Saturday’s snow and winter weather advisory. Denver International Airport is also on standby for snow.