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Denver sees first snowfall of season at DIA

Posted at 4:13 PM, Oct 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-06 18:17:47-04

DENVER – Denver saw its first snowfall of the season at Denver International Airport Saturday morning.

The first official snowfall happened Friday night into Saturday morning through the eastern and southern parts of the Denver metro area. According to the National Weather Service Boulder, the snowfall reached half an inch.

There were overnight rain showers in downtown Denver Friday night, mixing with the snow to create a dusting throughout the area. According to reporting partner 9News Denver, the average date of the first snow in Denver is October 18.

The first major mountain snow for the west and central mountains is looking to arrive early this week.