Officially there are still two weeks of summer left, but high-elevation areas in Utah and Wyoming saw their first snow on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Mountain locales in Nevada near Lake Tahoe also saw frozen precipitation this week.

The National Weather Service’s Salt Lake City office tweeted “It begins. Showers this morning have brought some light snow to some areas above 10,000 feet, including Bald Mountain Pass in the Uinta Mountains.”

“The first fall-like storm of the season will make its way through Utah tonight through Wednesday. Widespread rain and much cooler temperatures are expected. We may even see a dusting of snow at the higher northern mountain locations!!!” the NWS said in another tweet.

In Wyoming, the NWS announced that a “potent early fall storm” was delivering “significant” amounts of precipitation to the area through Wednesday night, including rain that is forecast to turn to snow and continue throughout the day.

“Hikers and campers should prepare for winter conditions,” the NWS added.

The Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains are expecting between 1 to 3 inches of snow, while 4 to 10 inches is expected in areas elevated over 10,000 feet.

NWS Reno also shared a photo from Mt. Rose Highway near Lake Tahoe, which is elevated about 8,550 feet, that also showed a light coating of snow along a roadway.

“The ‘S’ word on MT. Rose in the Reno area!!” the NWS Elko said.

Temperatures are expected to climb back to and above seasonable levels by this weekend, but the snow is still a bit of a shock to many, according to AccuWeather.

As if its specific goal is to fight global warming narratives, the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting that “bitterly cold winter conditions” will be in place from areas east of the Rockies to the Appalachians, with the coldest outbreak of the season arriving during the final week of January and lasting through the beginning of February.

Some snarky responses on Twitter to the unexpected cold fronts are already rolling in.

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