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Poor Denver Moms Woke Up To A Spring Snowstorm Today

"Just what I wanted!" — No Denver Mom Ever.

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The good people of Denver and its environs awoke this Sunday, opened their shutters full of glee, expecting to smell the sweet springtime flowers, and instead encountered this...

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A wintry hellscape that saw up to 10 inches of snow fall in the metro area with overnight lows in the mid 20s, according to the National Weather Service.

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A winter storm warning was also in place across southeast Wyoming and the western Nebraska panhandle.

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Meteorologists said an "unseasonably cold air mass" was to blame. No kidding.

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The streets looked positively bustling with people.

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The poor trees, which were probably more excited about Spring than anyone, suffered a fair bit of damage.

This snow is very heavy! Huge tree down by Cherry Creek Mall & big branches on cars elsewhere #cowx @DenverChannel

And here it was on Sunday. No wonder the Rockies-Dodgers game was scrapped.

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That patio set you put out for Spring is looking pretty silly right now, huh?

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Some people still found a way to show some motherly love.

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This is actually pretty cool.

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💐🌸🌷🌹🌻🌺 Spring has sprung! 💐🌸🌷🌹🌻🌺

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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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