Category: 2018

Spring is Here! All Aboard for the Weather Roller Coaster!

It’s been a quiet week here at Mountain Wave Weather, mainly because I needed a bit of a break after the blizzard and because the weather itself has been pretty quiet.  Not only that, a large part of the week has been spent fighting off the pop up social media “meteorologists” picking up on every …

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Blizzard Warnings Hoisted for Strong Storm – Updates 3/11/2019

Watches/Warnings/Advisories for the Palmer Divide A pretty significant storm is shaping up along the front range and Northeastern Colorado. A high impact “spring blizzard” type storm will move into the area Wednesday and bring with it heavy snow, strong winds and dangerous travel conditions. Here’s the latest: Blizzard Warning …BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON …

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Large Storm Potential Next Week. Be Prepared!

If you’ve followed my site for awhile you know I present the weather very “level-headed” and don’t like to hype things. If there’s a serious event headed our way I’ll let everyone know! That’s why the information below is so important. Large Storm Looks Likely… For Someone! 2 of our longer range, higher resolution models …

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3/2/2019 – Saturday/Sunday Snow Storm Rolling In!

Winter Weather Warnings/Advisories as of 8AM 3/2/2019 The only changes to the advisories and warnings as of this morning is the inclusion of the Winter Weather Advisory for most of Eastern Colorado. We will be watching this closely, if the NWS believes there is a high probability of over 6 inches of snow accumulation over …

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3/1/2019 – Weekend Storm Update – Have’s and Have Nots

Current Weather Watches/Warnings/Advisories Winter Weather Advisory …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches expected. * WHERE…Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver, Denver, Castle Rock and Greeley. * WHEN…From 9 AM Saturday to 11 AM MST Sunday. …

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2/28/2019 – Weekend Storm On the Way?

After somewhat quieter weather and even a warm day here and there, our pattern is about to shift again! So what does that mean for us in Castle Rock and along the Palmer Divide? Here’s what we are watching over the next 24-72 hours: Temperatures A large blob of arctic air is slated to move …

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Storm Snowfall Totals – February 23, 2019

Here’s a quick look at the snow totals from our latest storm! The storm system behaved pretty much as expected with many of the Palmer Divide locations ending up within or very close to our forecast range. Hope everyone had a safe night, was able to get off the roads before things got nasty and …

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Banded Snowfall will Make or Break this System

Winter Weather Watches/Warnings/Advisories (as of 12PM) Winter Weather Advisory (4PM Friday  – 8AM Saturday) Cities/Areas Included The Northern Front Range Foothills- The Southern Front Range Foothills-Fort Collins- Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver-Denver-Castle Rock- Briggsdale-Greeley-Fort Morgan-Byers- Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, …

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Storm Setup Tricky over Next Few Days

Another set of weather disturbances is set to impact the state starting as early as Thursday afternoon and evening and it does appear that the front range will again see a slight impact from these storms., but it will become clear quickly which areas of Colorado will see the major impacts. Given what the models …

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Next Decent Chance for Snow Comes Early Next Week

By and far the winners of the snowfall lottery this past week have been the mountains of Colorado. A weather feature often called an “atmospheric river” or sometimes the “Pineapple Express” has set up the past several days over the Western U.S. This feature is known for bringing incredible amounts of moisture inland to California, …

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