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Old 03-31-14, 09:30 AM   #1
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SOB, it snowed again.

I know it's a 1st world problem. I awake this morning to see a layer of snow/slush just deep enough to make the morning commute an adventure. Took the studded tires off last weekend, and didn't really need them today, but I'm wondering how far into April we'll go before I'm completely convinced the snow is done for this last winter.
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Old 03-31-14, 07:18 PM   #2
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We had a mess too. I drove and regretted it all day. I drove home in beautiful 60 degree sunshine.
I hope winter is done with us now.
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Old 04-01-14, 03:54 AM   #3
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Well, in Estonia there was yesterday a hell big sunshine, now when I look out of the window it's snowing.
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Old 04-01-14, 08:49 AM   #4
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I rode my road bike in to work today - no snow but 28 and windy. Melting run off that froze overnight made for some sketchy moments. Ride home will be worse. 15 miles into the wind and I left me music home Riding against wind is 87% worse without music. Hope you get that snow melted - here there is still foot or so but roads clear for now.
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Old 04-14-14, 07:02 PM   #5
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It's not over yet! I put in a special request for more snow, and this morning there was...snow!

It wasn't enough for shoveling or fun riding, but it was enough to keep the springtime cyclists off the streets. I hate to admit it, but it was kind of nice to have the roads to myself again.
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Old 04-15-14, 07:52 AM   #6
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Give it a rest, ya whiners! The average date of last measurable snow fall in Denver is April 26th. The latest measurable snowfall is June 12 (1947). From NOAA

Date of Last Measurable Snow Last 10 Years:
May 2, 2013
April 3, 2012
May 11, 2011
May 12, 2010
April 27, 2009
May 14, 2008
April 14, 2007
May 10, 2006
May 2, 2005
April 30, 2004

And if you look down at the list of largest snowstorms in Denver, we could still get 15"+ at the end of April. We still have a month of winter to look forward to.
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Old 05-11-14, 08:14 PM   #7
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Give it a rest, ya whiners! The average date of last measurable snow fall in Denver is April 26th. The latest measurable snowfall is June 12 (1947). From NOAA

Date of Last Measurable Snow Last 10 Years:
May 2, 2013
April 3, 2012
May 11, 2011
May 12, 2010
April 27, 2009
May 14, 2008
April 14, 2007
May 10, 2006
May 2, 2005
April 30, 2004

And if you look down at the list of largest snowstorms in Denver, we could still get 15"+ at the end of April. We still have a month of winter to look forward to.
Enjoy your May snowstorm! Hopefully, you can get a ride in before it melts...
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