Both images are from the Kawuneeche Valley webcam on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park. Screenshots grabbed on March 5, 2023, just two hours apart.

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  1. Looks like that came up & over maybe 20 minutes ago. Had been light delicate flurries. Then a gust of wind shook the house and suddenly it was a whiteout! The ground is white (again) but not enough to measure.

    1. Gotta keep you Estes folks on your toes! But yes, when you’re down in a valley, it can really sneak up on you. I guess our balmy week is about to end.

    1. My freshman year at CU, we were headed to A-Basin to ski. Going over the pass, we suddenly encountered a whiteout. I distinctly remember thinking, “If it weren’t for gravity, I wouldn’t even know which direction was up.”

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