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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by daway8 » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:00 pm

Just shy of 20 inches in my driveway in Fort Collins and still coming down hard - shoveled the wickedly heavy mess just long enough to establish a beachhead and partial windbreak.

Wind is blowing strong enough that there are cornices sticking out at least a foot or two from the neighbor's rooftops...

This storm is definitely not a bust in FTC...
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by cougar » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:18 pm

Just saw people skijoring down my street, towed by a pickup
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by peter303 » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:30 pm

Maybe 13" in downtown Denver. Hard to tell because strong wind creating two foot drifts.

I hiked along Cherry Creek this morning and it was already quite vigorous from last two days precipitation. I expect creek to be higher than sidewalks in couple days.
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by CaptCO » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:32 pm

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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by Carl_Healy » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:41 pm

At least 17" in Arvada.

Snow-shoed a trench ironically for my friends and their dog about a mile to Ladybug park.
Should have put a rain cover on. Everything is so incredibly wet.

Edit: closer to 19" now
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by 434stonemill » Sun Mar 14, 2021 4:54 pm

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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by HikerGuy » Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:23 pm

434stonemill wrote:
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Meh. The storm may have performed well in some areas, but 18 inches is no big deal in Boulder. Grateful for the moisture though.
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by TomPierce » Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:33 pm

I measured 16" in my driveway in Centennial, but drifting much higher of course. Still coming down steadily. I'm a green dude so no snow blower for me. What I noticed while shoveling is that this stuff seems super heavy, even for March norms, and stuck to my shovel like Elmer's Glue at times. Lots of moisture. Good workout!! :bicep:

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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by Carl_Healy » Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:37 pm

In addition to shoveling don't forget to try to knock the snow off the branches of the trees on or near your premises.
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by Cygnus X1 » Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:08 pm

Spent a couple more hours running the snowblower (I do the neighbor's walks too). Probably 10 more inches since this morning. Measured 21" on the tonneau cover of my pickup. NE Loveland near Boyd Lake SP.
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by headsizeburrito » Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:46 pm

It was late to start but pretty solid now, I measured about 18" on my railing (highly scientific) in JeffCo. Still falling steadily! Nice to see it, even if it sinks my plans to get another snowflake since I was going to get out Tuesday and it'll be snowing then too per forecasts. Worth it for the moisture!
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Re: Snowpocolypse 2021

Post by SnowAlien » Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:36 pm

I70 East is closed between the tunnel & C470. Not as much snow in Summit, definitely more of a foothills storm
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