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Nick Bencke, of the U.S. Forest Service, visited the summit of Buffalo Pass on Tuesday, and his photograph of the Tower measuring site confirmed 60 inches of standing snow at 10,700 feet elevation.

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May nearing average rainfall for month in Steamboat Springs

Much of the moisture in May accumulated during a two-day event that ended May 20 with 0.9 inches of total precipitation that included nearly an inch of snow.

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