Category: Tornadoes

Severe Weather Returns to Colorado

Severe weather returns to Colorado today. A storm system moving through this afternoon will touch off numerous thunderstorms and due to the atmospheric setup today, some of them could be severe. Timing Storms look to  initiate between 12-2PM Severe storms look most likely between 12-4PM today Extended period of thunderstorms lasts through 9-10PM tonight. Locations Higher …

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Quick Update Regarding Today’s Severe Weather

Shortly after I posted my first article, the SPC moved the risk areas. Douglas County is now included in the slight risk area so this warrants an update for us. Updated Tornado Risk Areas                 Keep in mind, the upgrade of risk means chances are a bit higher …

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Severe Weather Expected for Northeast Colorado May 24, 2016

A current look at the SPC General Severe Weather Risk that has been put out this morning shows a slight shift Northeast in overall coverage area but generally the same areas as outlined yesterday. Northeastern Colorado looks to see the main threat of severe weather this afternoon with areas in and around Denver with a …

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Colorado Severe Weather Possible Tuesday May 24, 2016

Folks living in Northeastern, Eastern and to some degree, Central Colorado will need to be on the lookout for possible severe weather during Tuesday. At this time the main threat looks to be East and Northeast of Denver, my concern is that these things tends to change on the day of, so if it wobbles …

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Severe Weather Saturday for Colorado

I mentioned a couple days ago about the evolving severe weather threat along the front range setting up for today and it looks very possible that some areas will see it along the front range. The latest Storm Prediction Center general outlook: The Castle Rock area has been moved out of the slight risk area …

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Severe Weather Threat Possible for Colorado Saturday

A severe weather threat continues to evolve for Eastern and Northeastern Colorado on Saturday this weekend. This is something we will keep a close eye on through the next day or two and at this time it appears Denver and surrounding suburbs will be included in this threat. Day 3 Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area SLIGHT 59,589 2,483,388 …

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Colorado Records First Tornado of 2016 Season

The National Weather Service in Denver confirmed a weak tornado touched down North of Greeley this afternoon. This makes for the first recorded tornado of our 2016 severe weather season. The type of tornado was what is often called a “gustnado” short for gust front tornado. These are a unique type of tornado formation that …

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