Snow day

A winter storm came through Durango on Wednesday morning quickly leaving several inches of snow and making for a wintry walk for Jenna Meyer and her companion Heina on the Animas River Trail near 29th Street. The National Weather Service expects a 50 percent chance of snow today in Durango decreasing to a 20 percent tonight. A slight chance of snow returns to the forecast for Saturday through Sunday. Enlarge photo

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A winter storm came through Durango on Wednesday morning quickly leaving several inches of snow and making for a wintry walk for Jenna Meyer and her companion Heina on the Animas River Trail near 29th Street. The National Weather Service expects a 50 percent chance of snow today in Durango decreasing to a 20 percent tonight. A slight chance of snow returns to the forecast for Saturday through Sunday.

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Charles McDainel, 17, and Tivonne Neuenschwander walk down East Third Avenue as snow falls in Durango on Wednesday morning. Enlarge photo

JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald Charles McDainel, 17, and Tivonne Neuenschwander walk down East Third Avenue as snow falls in Durango on Wednesday morning.

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Dan MacVeigh shovels several inches of snow that fell in Durango on Wednesday morning. Enlarge photo

JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald Dan MacVeigh shovels several inches of snow that fell in Durango on Wednesday morning.