Happy Mother's Day from Mother Nature: Spring snowstorm hits Rockies, threatens Plains states

  • Article by: THOMAS PEIPERT , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 8:12 AM

DENVER — A powerful spring storm dropped more than a foot of sloppy, wet snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming on Mother's Day, and forecasters warned that instability ahead of the cold front created conditions ripe for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in the Plains states.

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