Contact Us

Should it Still be Snowing This Late in Western Colorado?

Robert Grant

In a word, yes, it’s not uncommon to see snow in Western Colorado this late in April. It is a bit uncommon to have as heavy a snowfall as we’ve just seen. Historically, significant snowfall has accounted for only 1% of the occurrences of precipitation reported during the month of April.

Light snowfall, on the other hand, has accounted for 14% of the precipitation recorded for April, with most of that occurring around the first few days of the month. The vast majority of precipitation recorded for the month of April consists of light rain.

Robert Grant

As joyous as any moisture can be to Western Coloradans, there are those that don’t take celebration in late snowfalls.

At some of Western Colorado’s higher elevations, the snowfall can cause trees to become top heavy and potentially uproot them. When precipitation takes solid form, there exists the potential to damage the valley’s budding fruit trees.

Robert Grant

Do you have any photos from today’s snow? We’d love to share them, submit them below.

More From 999 KEKB

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kekbfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 99.9 KEKB - Grand Junction's Favorite Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on 99.9 KEKB - Grand Junction's Favorite Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!