Yes, it snowed in Colorado in August

by: Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

GUNNISON, Colo. - Colorado is known for its ever-changing weather patterns and heavy winter snowfalls, but snow in August??

The roads near the top of Monarch Pass were covered Thursday with a light coating of snow and freezing hail mixed with rain, in what driver and local resident Brad Shilling called "slush-snow-rain," KUSA reported. 

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Shilling told KUSA that he wasn't too surprised by seeing snow in August, as the Monarch Pass area has its own unique weather system.

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