Category: 2018

Storm Update: Jan 18-19-2019

We’ve been pretty quiet on the details regarding our next storm system throughout this week… that should probably tell you how excited we are getting about it. The fact is the next storm system has a ton of moisture in it, the mountains are going to see very high amounts of accumulated snowfall the next …

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AM Storm Update – Here Comes the Snow!

Weather Alerts NWS has upgraded the Palmer Divide and foothills to a Winter Storm Warning. This warning has been issued due to the expectation of heavy snow and higher snow accumulations resulting in difficult and hazardous driving conditions. The Warning and Advisory issued runs through 12AM Saturday so expect travel issues to linger into Friday …

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Friday Snow Storm – This One’s Looking Interesting!

This storm didn’t exactly come out of nowhere, we’ve been watching it for days but as you can imagine we are hesitant to get too excited about it given what has happened so far this year. Models have continued to keep decent snow accumulation along the front range and targets the Palmer Divide pretty well …

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Chance of Snow Friday?

Our weather pattern will see a bit of a wobble to end the week out… we say wobble because the overall longer term will be warm and dry. However, just because we are stuck in a longer term warm/dry pattern doesn’t mean we won’t see any snow or storm systems at all, it simply means …

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What I Am Thankful For in 2018

There’s definitely a lot for me to be thankful this year; great friends, great family and I’m especially thankful that my wife puts up with me looking at, talking about, thinking about weather every waking moment of the day. I created Mountain Wave Weather mainly as an outlet for this obsession with weather I have. …

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Quick Update: New Year’s Eve Storm

Here’s the latest advisories and warnings for Colorado in regards to this storm. The fact that most of the Palmer Divide and foothills areas are in a Winter Weather Advisory should tell you something. This storm will have some snow with it but still doesn’t look to be a major storm by any means. The …

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New Year’s Eve Storm: One More Time with Feeling!

Another storm system will begin making its way into Colorado overnight on Sunday and into Monday and with it comes another chance of snow. Will this storm produce more than our last “blizzard” or will we run into another dud?  Let’s go over the need to know stuff first, then we’ll follow on with the …

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Post Christmas Storm Update – 12-26-2018

As you know if you’ve been following along, we haven’t been getting too excited about this storm… while others have. There’s a good reason why, when we are in a continued dry pattern with the jet stream and storm track being the way they are, it is very difficult to break out of that pattern. …

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Quick AM Storm Update

Updated Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Colorado The NWS has issued warnings, watches and advisories for winter weather in Colorado due to the storm system moving in. At this time, we see no indication that this storm will have a major impact on the I-25 corridor or the front range foothills. We do expect most …

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Post Christmas 2018 Storm – Blizzard or Dud?

Why Trying to Predict Snowfall Totals is a Bad Idea A quick rant… why? Because it helps me feel better, if you just want the storm stuff, skip this section 🙂 I’ve been harping on some folks this week about throwing out snow totals way too far in advance… I probably shouldn’t care. I should …

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