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Photos: Cold front brings winter to Steamboat in June

The scene around Lake Catamount near Steamboat Springs was a mix of winter white and spring green Tuesday morning after a cold front passed through the area dropping temperatures and snow in the Yampa Valley.
John F. Russell
It may be June, but drivers headed toward Steamboat Springs were faced with winter conditions Tuesday morning as they made their way over Rabbit Ears Pass.
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A green at Haymaker Golf Course looks like an island in a sea of white Tuesday morning. A storm system moved through the area Monday evening and Tuesday morning dropping temperatures and snow in the Yampa Valley.
John F. Russell
Winter returned to the Yampa Valley on Monday evening into Tuesday, covering the early summer landscape with a fresh layer of snow on the hills and mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs.
John F. Russell
Snow-covered pine trees dominated the landscape Tuesday morning in Steamboat Springs.
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The slopes of Steamboat Resort were covered with a fresh layer of snow Tuesday morning after a storm dropped temperatures Monday evening resulting in a somewhat rare June snowstorm.
John F. Russell
A fresh dusting of snow covers the ground in Steamboat Springs Tuesday morning. A storm system brought snow back to the Yampa Valley on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.
John F. Russell
Snow is a common occurrence in Colorado and the mountains around Steamboat Springs, including the slopes of Howelsen Hill, even in June.
John F. Russell

To reach John F. Russell, call 970-871-4209, email jrussell@SteamboatPilot.com or follow him on Twitter @Framp1966.


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