A Pinpoint Weather Alert Day has been issued for Thursday. It will be the first snowfall of the season for the Denver area.
One inch or less of snow is possible on Thursday across the Front Range. Three to 8 inches of snow are possible in the foothills and high mountains.
So how does this October snow fit into the history books for Denver?
The earliest date of the first snow: September 3, 1961
The latest date of the first snow: November 21, 1934
The average date of the first snow: October 18