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PHOTOS: 1st storm of the season brings snow, damaging winds

Steve Caragol cleans up fallen trees along Pine Grove Road on Tuesday after high winds association with a passing storm knocked trees down across Steamboat Springs and the surrounding areas.
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Vehicles on U.S. Highway 40 on the east side of Steamboat Springs were forced to avoid several aspen trees that had been partially blown over by high winds associated with Tuesday’s storm.
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Crews from Yampa Valley Electic Association work on power line, and pole that were damaged by falling trees in Tuesday’s high winds.
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A fallen tree blocks the entrance of the Sundance Creek condos. The first snowstorm on the season was accompanied by strong winds that knocked down trees and power lines across the Steamboat Springs area.
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Trees lay on the ground after being snapped by Tuesday’s high winds.
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Signs near the bottom of Rabbit Ears Pass on Tuesday inform motorists that the pass was closed.
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Traffic makes its way over Rabbit Ears Pass on Tuesday morning as a storm brought snow, strong winds and dangerous road conditions to Steamboat Springs and the surrounding area.
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An ambulance makes its way through blowing snow along U.S. Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass on Tuesday morning. The first snowstorm of the season was accompanied by strong winds creating dangerous driving conditions that led to the pass being closed shortly after this photo was taken.
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A snow-crusted car makes its way down Anglers Drive on Tuesday morning.
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A fresh dusting of snow could be seen on the slopes of the Steamboat Resort Tuesday afternoon from downtown Steamboat Springs.


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