Category: Travel Impacts

Snow and Cold Blast on the Way! – 05/08/2019

We look to have ourselves another powerful spring storm on the way to Colorado. As of this morning, many areas along the front range had already seen a healthy dose of rain and that doesn’t look to change through the day today. What will change is the rain will transition to snow by sometime this …

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Early Week Spring Storm Update – 04/28/2019

A bit of a lengthy post ahead as we’ve got a lot to cover. An unsettled weather pattern will set up over Colorado starting on Sunday and continuing possibly through Wednesday. With it will come a chance for storms in Eastern Colorado and heavy snow for some mountain areas. Additionally, some areas along the front …

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Storm Update – Midweek High Impact Storm Possible – 4/8/2019

As we move into April and experience warm sunny days, it’s easy to forget that April is our second snowiest month of the year. In an “average” April we would expect to see 9.2 inches of snow in Castle Rock. So far for the month of April Castle Rock is sitting at a whopping 0.0 …

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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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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 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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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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