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