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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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Afternoon Storm Update for 2/6-2/7, 2019 Storm

The picture on this storm is becoming a bit clearer as we get more data in. This will be another tricky forecast (I’ll discuss why a bit further down the page) but basically most areas along the front range won’t see a whole ton of snow out of this. Some very specific areas will have …

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Batter Up! Next Storm System Rolls Into the Region on Wednesday!

After a period of quiet and somewhat tranquil weather, there is evidence our weather pattern may be shifting back to an unsettled period for a bit again heading towards the middle of the month. A new storm system pounding the state of California will begin to move towards Colorado. The storm will hit the mountains with …

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Blizzard Warning Issued for Palmer Divide and NE Colorado

Castle Rock Weather | Palmer Divide Weather | Blizzard Warning | Snow Storm | Winter Weather Advisory

Huge post with a lot of important information, please take this storm seriously and begin your preparations today! NWS Weather Alerts Blizzard Warning (8PM Monday – 11AM Tuesday) Cities/Areas Included Castle Rock-Fort Morgan-Byers-Limon-Akron- Including the cities of Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa, Larkspur, Brush, Fort Morgan, Goodrich, Wiggins, Bennett, Byers, Deer Trail, Leader, Agate, Hugo, Limon, …

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AM Storm Update – Jan 21-22, 2019 Storm

NWS Weather Alerts There are no winter weather alerts with this storm for the Palmer Divide region. We will keep an eye out in case any get issued. Expected Snowfall (through Tuesday 12PM) *These are preliminary forecast amounts and will change with more data coming in on Sunday and Monday, stay tuned for changes* Castle …

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