Category: Severe Wx Season 2016

Strong Storms Break Summer Dry Pattern

Castle Rock Weather | Palmer Divide Weather | Monsoon Thunderstorms

Strong monsoon thunderstorms moved through many areas South of Denver last night and the rainfall totals for some of those areas are nothing short of impressive. Rainfall Totals The general trend for Douglas County was a larger amount of rainfall South and East of Castle Rock. The further North and West you went from town, …

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Severe Weather Threat and Pattern Change Developing Today

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a sight and marginal risks of severe weather along Colorado’s front range today. The main threats will consist of large hail and strong winds. Due to lack of low level moisture, tornadoes are not likely with these storms today. A mesoscale discussion is out for the front range and …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

  URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 268 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 100 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Eastern Colorado Southern Nebraska Panhandle Southeast Wyoming * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 100 …

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Severe Weather Outlook for Eastern Colorado

As we discussed yesterday, a storm system moving through late Thursday into Friday should “mix up” the atmosphere a bit along the front range today. The categorical outlook has most of Eastern and Northeastern Colorado in a yellow shaded “slight” risk. This means that area will have the best chance of seeing severe storms form. …

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Severe Storms for Some Areas Friday

Castle Rock Weather Radar May 25, 2017 8:30PM

As a cold front has moved through today the atmosphere has begun to destabilize considerably behind it. We saw evidence of this with the batch of thunderstorms that moved through Eastern and Central Colorado this evening. Severe Weather Threat Coming Together As a slight risk tomorrow, not all areas will see severe storms. Generally when …

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The Absolute Worst Places to Be During A Tornado

There’s a lot of mis-information when it comes to good places to be during tornadoes. One of the most teeth grinding pieces of advice meteorologists hear today is that under a highway overpass is a safe place to be during a tornado… THIS IS ABSOLUTELY 100% FALSE AND DRASTICALLY INCREASES YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING KILLED! …

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Thunderstorms Likely Again, Some Will Be Severe

Castle Rock and surrounding areas dodged the bullet with severe weather yesterday, only receiving small hail and ample amounts of rain and wind. Luckily no reports of hail damage in our area and no tornadoes, with the exception of a funnel cloud in Eastern Elbert County. We did receive several reports of hail between 1.5 …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Now In Effect

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 197 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN COLORADO THIS WATCH INCLUDES 15 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO ELBERT LINCOLN IN NORTHEAST COLORADO ADAMS ARAPAHOE BOULDER BROOMFIELD DENVER DOUGLAS JEFFERSON LOGAN MORGAN PHILLIPS SEDGWICK WASHINGTON WELD THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES …

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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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Taste of Fall Visits Colorado

Thursday and Friday featured below average temperatures as a strong cold front moved through during the early morning hours on Thursday. Our temperatures from Thursday compared to Wednesday were nearly 20 degrees lower and this continued into Friday with a high of 77 reached. Flash Flood Watches Due to the slow moving nature of storms …

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