Colorado weather is known to be unpredictable, and this May snow storm is just the latest example.

Folks around the front range rushed to cover plants before the storm hit, but many are dealing with the double blow of broken tree limbs and iced-over flowers.

Here’s a look at how twitter reacted to the May snow storm:

Just saw — and heard! —this branch come down. Guess Monty and I were walking on the right side of the street. Sun can’t get to work soon enough in Denver. pic.twitter.com/MZ4HmzIZPC

— Joe Rubino (@RubinoJC) May 21, 2022

The Land of Bent Trees pic.twitter.com/B5dWHUfD6O

— John Aguilar (@abuvthefold) May 21, 2022

Tree limbs down in Englewood! #cowx pic.twitter.com/iheiDYm7Um

— Alan Singer (@adsinger) May 21, 2022

2 mi SW of Cheyenne State Park, El Paso Cty. Fruit trees sustained significant damage #cowx pic.twitter.com/0t7cXAGPtF

— Shan (@ShannonPorter77) May 21, 2022

Backyard slope is open! #cowx #mcshammer pic.twitter.com/fRZtZ4KhgS

— RockyMountainHigh (@barbrady420) May 21, 2022

Welp, that sucks. #cowx #snow @CBSDenver pic.twitter.com/dEAVq6q0tM

— Dominic Garcia (@CBS4Dom) May 21, 2022

Lil Henry covered in snow in Castle Rock!
10” sent in from Kevin#COwx pic.twitter.com/QSVKAgIQik

— Carly Cassady (@CarlyCassadyWX) May 21, 2022

15″ in the Crystal Valley area of Castle Rock. It’s awesome! pic.twitter.com/jNACEZ3a0H

— Keith Schneider (@KSchneider24) May 21, 2022

Not out of the snowy woods yet – lots of tree limb-cracking snow yet to melt here in Boulder. #Colorado #cowx pic.twitter.com/0i7gmWQJ1T

— John Lorenz (@StrangeShadows) May 21, 2022

Large scale power outages in Denver right now thanks to this whopper of a wet snowstorm that blew through last night. Transformer blew out around 3 a.m. and still no signs of getting power back any time soon. #COWx pic.twitter.com/6QbccPio3y

— Lauren Duda (@deepspaceduda) May 21, 2022

8 inches in Cañon City. Lots of power outages around town. #cowx pic.twitter.com/jLFnzRfYiK

— Amanda Alden (@K1DDN) May 21, 2022

Our #goldendoodle pup Gia is LOVING this weather! Dad, however, was not as thrilled for the snowy walk. #COwx #4wx #dogsoftwitter pic.twitter.com/tzOmVmSCpt

— Mekialaya White (@Mekialaya) May 21, 2022

Good thing we moved the cars. What a mess. #cowx pic.twitter.com/RpK65dSGIk

— Janet Donavan (@JanetDonavan) May 21, 2022

Looking good at @LovelandSkiArea so far… pic.twitter.com/SIuSppxc8s

— Chris Tomer (@chris_tomer) May 21, 2022

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Little dog, big snow. #dailyruby #cowx pic.twitter.com/UXGo511QBD

— Ken Wheaton (@kenwheaton) May 21, 2022

Welp, that sucks. #cowx #snow @CBSDenver pic.twitter.com/dEAVq6q0tM

— Dominic Garcia (@CBS4Dom) May 21, 2022

The trees are not impressed #cowx pic.twitter.com/mpFNGa7HsN

— Lucas Kenward (@lucaskenward) May 21, 2022

ESTES PARK SNOW!!

I had the rough assignment of hanging out in Estes Park for the past two days.

This here is a ~36hr before/after photo.

The snow is not only stunning, but direly welcomed!

Drought, especially in this region, has been such a challenge for us! #cowx pic.twitter.com/G7A04gpUGt

— Dillon Thomas (@DillonMThomas) May 21, 2022

 

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