CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The snow guns are fired up at Loveland Ski Area in Clear Creek County. On top of the cold temperatures and a few inches of snow from Mother Nature, the ski area decide to blast their man-made snow.

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Parker the Snow Dog enjoys the snow guns at Loveland Ski Resort. (credit: Dustin Schaefer)

Ski area officials are hopeful they’ll be able to continue making snow around the clock all the way into the weekend. Loveland hasn’t announced an opening day so far.

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(credit: Dustin Schaefer)

In 2017, the area opened Oct. 20.

Copper Mountain also started making snow on Sunday morning. Their opening day is slated for Nov. 16.

Nearby ski areas and resorts posted their own snow from Mother Nature on social media. Breckenridge Resort announced its opening day is Friday, Nov. 9.

Keystone plans to open Nov. 9 as well.

Arapahoe Basin has not announced an opening date.

Eldora Mountain Resort also saw their first snowfall Monday morning. An opening date is scheduled for Nov. 16.

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