Category: Flash Flooding

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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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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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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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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