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Should have stayed outdoors?

Brief by Central Staff

Weather – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine

The Big Spring Dump of ’01 also struck Gunnison, depositing about six inches of snow just in time for graduation at Western State College. Thus the ceremony was moved indoors for the first time in years, according to George Sibley, who teaches there.

And he thinks that was a mistake: “I think forging through six inches of snow in a spring blizzard to get your diploma would be a really fitting way to remember your days in Gunnison.”