By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – The snow season is off to a big start in western Colorado!

A weather observer at the Grand Mesa Lodge reported 11 inches over the weekend.

The snow prompted the National Weather Service in Grand Junction to issue Colorado’s first winter weather advisory of the season.

The Grand Mesa Lodge reported 11 inches of snow over the weekend. (credit: Grand Mesa Lodge)

Colorado’s Grand Mesa is no stranger to early snowfall.

Last year they received almost of foot of snow between Sept. 24-25 and racked up a total of 408.5 inches for the season.

You can watch a video of the weekend snow on the Grand Mesa Lodge Facebook page by clicking here.

Meteorologist Chris Spears travels weekly in the CBS4 Mobile Weather Lab reporting about Colorado’s weather and climate. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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