Category: Winter Weather

Large Storm System Takes Aim at Colorado This Weekend

Winter Storm Warning | Colorado Snowstorm | Colorado Ski Areas | Colorado Mountains | Snowpack

A large storm system is moving through California and on its way to Colorado this weekend. This storm has a ton of moisture riding an “atmospheric river” along the jet stream into the state. The good news is that it will bring decent a decent amount of snowfall to the Colorado high country, but unfortunately …

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Next Storm System Moving In, Could Bring Icy Conditions

Winter Weather Advisory | Castle Rock CO Weather | Weather Castle Rock CO | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm | Freezing Fog | Freezing Rain

Latest Winter Weather Alert Details Winter Weather Advisory Areas: The cities of Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa, Larkspur, Agate, Hugo, Limon, Matheson, Forder, Karval, Kutch, and Punkin Center Duration: 12AM Tuesdaythrough 12PM Tuesday Hazards: A mix of freezing drizzle and snow expected. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions. Total ice accumulations of around one tenth …

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Tracking Our Next Chance for Snow

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After a slew of warm and dry days (and some very windy ones too) we will see a quick change in our weather pattern later this week. What Our Pattern Looks Like Now The jet responsible for our strong winds the past few days is sliding Eastwards, this will relax our winds a bit today …

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Storm Moving In! Latest Forecast and Updates

Snowfall Totals | Expected Snowfall | Castle Rock CO Weather | Weather Castle Rock O | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm | Severe Weather

Given latest models (still waiting for those pesky 11PM models to see if any other changes) our forecast is still mainly on track. The slight concern is a couple of models have shifted the heavier snowfall to the Denver area and largely North. Still… other models keep the heavier snow up along the Palmer Divide. …

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Latest Snow Storm Update for the 10/9/2017 Storm

This update features a whole ton of weather warning information; if you’re interested more in the storm analysis; scroll past the warning details… it’s towards the bottom of this article. Latest Winter Weather Alert Details Winter Storm Warning Areas: Fort Collins, Hereford, Loveland, Nunn, Arvada, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood, Longmont, Aurora, Brighton, City of Denver, Denver International …

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Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of First Snow of the Season

Winter Storm Watch | Castle Rock CO Weather | Weather Castle Rock O | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm | Severe Weather

Winter Storm Watch Details and Preperation The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the following cities (with Palmer Divide locations in red): Fort Collins, Hereford, Loveland, Nunn, Arvada, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood, Longmont, Aurora, Brighton, City of Denver, Denver International Airport, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Parker, Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa, and Larkspur Duration: The watch is in effect …

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Significant Snowfall Expected in Mountains Tonight

Colorado Weather | Winter Storm | Colorado Snow 2017

Winter Storm watches, warnings and advisories are now in place for many areas West of Denver along the mountains. A strong storm system is expected to move through later on Sunday, bringing high winds, cold temperatures and decent snowfall for many mountain areas. Winter Weather Alerts Winter Storm Warning – 12PM October 1 through 12AM …

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First Snow-Related Weather Warnings Issued North of Colorado

Some of the first Winter related Weather Warnings and Advisories are up for Wyoming and Montana this afternoon lasting into the weekend. Some areas stand to see their first significant snowfall and some areas over higher elevations may see 5-10 inches worth of accumulation! So why the big deal for us in Colorado? The reason …

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NWS Issues Freeze Warning for Front Range of Colorado

Castle Rock Co Weather - Freeze Warning May 20, 2017

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Freeze Warning for much of the Colorado front range including the Palmer Divide in areas West of the foothills. Here’s a quick look at what this warning means and how to prepare for it. What Does A Freeze Warning Mean? A Freeze Warning is issued when sub-freezing …

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Late Season Snowstorm Hits Metro Area

This storm threw a few curve balls at us as early as this morning and it continues to do that with the data we’ve been getting in early this afternoon. The storm sped up a bit last night, tapped into colder air than expected and even shifted its track and has continued to do so …

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