DENVER (CBS4) – A freak, or sudden, snowstorm developed behind a cold front that moved through metro Denver Saturday night.
It caught many people by surprise as it produced bands of heavy snow with accumulations of 2 to 3 inches per hour in some locations.
The weather scenario was complicated by a strong jet stream passing overhead.
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The heavy snow was very localized and confined to areas east of the Front Range foothills.
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Locations from Lyons and Boulder to central Denver and Parker saw the brunt of the storm.