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Why did the snow hit harder in some parts of the state than others? Plus, what it means for the snowpack

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A swift-running Monument Creek just north of downtown Colorado Springs at the end of a heavy winter storm. March 15, 2024

As we dig out from the snowstorm, why did some parts of Colorado get inches of snow, while others got feet? And what does the wet, heavy snow mean for the state's snowpack, which is critical to our water supply? We assess the storm with National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Heavener, who's based in Boulder.