Category: News

Feb 01

Winter Storm Still on Track

A lot of folks are waking up this morning and asking, “where is the storm?”, “did the storm miss us?” The answer is no, it is just not here yet. Sunday night into Monday’s snow featured initial bands of snow that pushed into the area ahead of the storm, it was never going to be the …

Continue reading

Jan 31

Significant Winter Storm to Affect Colorado Front Range

The National Weather Service in Denver has pulled the trigger and upgraded our Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning. They have also adjusted the start time from midnight to 8:00pm Sunday. A Winter Storm Warning means that a winter storm containing heavy snowfall will make travel conditions dangerous. They specifically mention the Monday …

Continue reading

Jan 30

**Winter Storm Watch Issued**

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm Watch for much of Colorado including areas South of Denver, along the Palmer Divide and for Castle Rock proper. The watch means conditions are favorable for a storm that could make travel conditions difficult. The watch runs from midnight Monday through about noon on …

Continue reading

Jan 30

Confidence Increasing for Significant Colorado Winter Storm

Model guidance is beginning to agree that a large storm system will affect Colorado between Sunday night and Tuesday night. Each model across the board increased overall snowfall accumulations with last night’s run,  mainly due to a northward shift by several of these models. The biggest question still remaining is the final placement of the …

Continue reading

Jan 29

Next Week’s Winter Storm Update

The latest model runs from this morning have shifted our snowfall totals down for the period next week. Most were showing a healthy dose of snow at or over a foot yesterday, most are generally in the 6-12 inch range this morning. There are a couple of factors that seem to support this: Models across …

Continue reading

Jan 28

Large Winter Storm Likely to Affect Western U.S.

Models across the board are in agreement on a large winter storm set to move into the Western U.S. I will admit, it is unusual to see them all pretty close to each other this far out from a storm, however it does happen from time to time. At this time, our confidence is high …

Continue reading

Jan 27

Castle Rock Weather: Next 7-10 Days

The good news is the next 4 days will be quite nice along the front range, but we are tracking a possible large winter storm for early next week. The possible big change we are looking at starts as early as Sunday. Synopsis The first thing I’ll mention is that this far away from an …

Continue reading

Jan 21

Colorado Quiet – Major Winter Storm to Impact Eastern U.S.

  The storm system that affected Colorado is now moving its way East and re-strengthening over Kansas. This will mean a few quiet days for us in Colorado and a few very hectic days out East. Some  areas could see nearly 3 feet of snow! There are several watches and warnings out, if you are …

Continue reading

Jan 20

Castle Rock’s 2015 Weather Year in Review is Now Up!

All the data has been compiled, analysis has been run and we are ready to roll. We present an overall look on how the year turned out for 2015 in Castle Rock. In a year dominated by El Nino and strange weather patterns, did 2015 turn out wild or was it pretty normal? All the …

Continue reading

Jan 19

MWAVWX to Attend National Storm Chaser Convention 2016

This year MWAWX will make a return to the 18th Annual National Storm Chaser Convention. This event, originally started by a few friends sharing tornado videos from the past storm season has grown into a large conference featuring storm chasers from all over the country, notable speakers from the field of atmospheric science, engineering, and broadcasting. This …

Continue reading