Category: Severe Wx Outlook

Flash Flood Watches Issued Wednesday For Heavy Rain

Castle Rock Weather | Palmer Divide Weather

Flash Flood Watches for Southeastern Colorado * From 3 PM MDT this afternoon through late tonight * Deep monsoon moisture will result in widespread showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rain. * Burn scars, urban areas, small streams and locations with poor drainage may flood. Water may flow over or damage roads making them impassable. Normally …

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Active Weather Pattern Setting Up – Severe Weather Possible

After a stretch of warm and quiet days to start this week, the weather pattern looks to become active again over the next few days. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a couple of general outlooks regarding our next storm system and mentions the front range of Colorado as a specific area to keep an …

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Severe Weather Looks Likely Today Along Front Range

Castle Rock Severe Weather Outlook May 8, 2017

As we begin to get the proper amount of heat, moisture, windshear and a bit of lift, it looks like we will kick off severe weather season this afternoon along the front range and Palmer Divide regions. The Storm Prediction Center has put most of the area under a Slight Risk today, this means that …

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Hail Rocks The Springs — More Possible Today!

Severe weather moved through the area last night, luckily missing a lot of folks but unfortunately the folks who saw the severe storms suffered some pretty significant damage. The Storm Prediction Center has a severe weather outlook for the front range of Colorado today. A slight risk area extends just East of the Urban corridor …

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Models Flip Flop, Could Colorado See A Taste of a Monsoon Weather Pattern This Week?

  If you recall my post this weekend, we were expecting a very hot and dry week this week based on medium range and long range modeling (NAM and GFS models.) Both were predicting anywhere from 0.1-0.3 inches of rain total for the week into about midnight Thursday. We’ve seen a lot of backing of …

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Severe Weather Possible Friday, Weekend Looks Nicer

A severe weather threat will re-establish along the front range for Friday with large hail being the primary threat. A shortwave trough moving through this morning has increased winds at the surface (notice how breezy it was this morning) and established upslope along the front range. Initially models showed the primary severe threat in Eastern …

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Flash Flood Watch Issued — Heavy Rain Possible Thursday and Friday

  A strong storm system will begin to fire off storms along the front range this afternoon. Many of these storms are already in the process of of initiating along the Denver urban corridor. A series of fronts will bring cooler air and moisture with strong upslope conditions forming behind each front. Because of these …

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Severe Weather Possible Today Along Colorado Front Range and Plains (June 27, 2016)

The morning outlooks show a slight risk of severe weather along the front range and plains of Colorado today. A front moving through will shift winds to an Easterly component at the surface with Northwesterly winds aloft in the atmosphere. This will allow for increased moisture through upslope flow and a stronger wind sehar profile …

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Weekend Weather Outlook (June 24-26)

Overall a nice weekend on tap for most of us in Colorado. Our upper level ridge is still holding over the state but enough low level moisture (most likely left from the wet spring we’ve had) combined with low level storms and the occasional front is still bringing us decent chances for afternoon thunderstorms. While …

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Severe Weather Threat Today: Hail and Tornadoes Possible

Yesterday we saw a strong cold front move through the area dropping our temperatures considerably. As is often the case with these summer fronts that move through the state, we are always watching the Day 2 (day after the front moves through) for severe weather. This looks to be the case today but I’m more …

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