2 feet of snow falls on first day of summer in Colorado

Snow blanketed areas west of Denver, where some cities saw more than 2 feet of snow, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo: Jared Leone)
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Snow blanketed areas west of Denver, where some cities saw more than 2 feet of snow, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo: Jared Leone)

Colorado residents simultaneously celebrated the summer solstice and the falling of snow Friday.

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Snow began to blanket areas west of Denver, where some cities saw more than 2 feet of snow, according to the National Weather Service.

About 20 inches fell in Steamboat Springs, KCNC reported.

More snow is expected to fall throughout the weekend.

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