BOULDER, Colo. — A rare May snow dump across Colorado has prompted some emergency warming shelters to re-open after being closed for the season.

The Daily Camera reports that shelters in Boulder re-opened for Wednesday and Thursday nights only, as goopy wet snow blanketed the region.

Fliers distributed by Boulder Outreach for Homeless Overflow described the warming shelters as “one time only.”

The spring storm was expected to dump a few inches along the Front Range. Some mountain areas were reporting more than a foot of snow by early Thursday. Three high schools in Jefferson County west of Denver had to reschedule or move their graduation ceremonies.

The National Weather Service has warned that the unusual storm could cause flooding.


Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/

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