By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – The first flakes of the 2016-2017 snow season finally fell in Denver late Thursday morning just a day after the city tied the all-time November record high temperature.

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According to the National Weather Service in Boulder its the third latest ‘first snow’ on record with 0.7″ of snow at Denver International Airport as of 5 p.m. Thursday.

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Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.