Category: Winter Weather

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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Quick Storm Update For The Evening

Storm forecast looks pretty well on track so far this evening. Here’s a few quick bullet points regarding timing of the worst and some steps that should be take to prepare for this storm. Plants and sprinkler systems should be fine Wednesday night. Freezing temps not expected and areas that do see them in and …

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Latest Storm Update – Big Snow For Some, Nada for Others

There’s a reason we don’t like to jump the gun and post “outrageous” snowfall totals too far in advance, Colorado’s weather always has a way of humbling us. As I saw the models consistent last night with somewhere between 8-16 inches of snow for the Denver area… I didn’t see a lot else that supported …

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Late Spring Front Range Snowstorm In The Making?

After a handful of warm, dry and pleasant spring days, Colorado is about to remind us why spring is a rollercoaster of weather in our state. Two storm system will begin to roll through, the first making an impact as early as Tuesday afternoon and the second moving into the area late Wednesday and early …

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April Spring Storm – We Want Your Snow Totals!

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Submit Snowfall Totals Here! Remember, it often helps to take 3-5 measurements and submit the average of those. This helps to negate differences in drifting and terrain. If you are in a rush, one measurement will do! Thank you!     We will be accepting snowfall total reports through 12PM Sunday April 30, please submit one …

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Spring Storm Marks Palmer Divide/Foothills with Bullseye

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As our weekend storm system continues to evolve, we are getting a better picture at what areas are likely to see significant snowfall accumulation and what areas will see a less impactful event. Modeling has still been a bit mess but overnight nearly every  one has trended upwards with snowfall along the Palmer Divide. Why …

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Palmer Divide Region

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***Winter Storm Watch In Effect*** Locations Included:  Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet- Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet- Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet- Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho …

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Weekend Spring Storm Update

Castle Rock Weather, Storm Impact Areas, Snow Storm

We are beginning to get a clearer picture on what our weekend storm system looks like. The interesting thing is that is that is it takes shape it looks a bit like our past storm systems, where the track is diving a bit further South and the low pressure center itself doesn’t look all that …

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Thunderstorms Arrive; First Sign of Big Weather Changes

Thunderstorms are moving through the area at this hour and you can see the unusual Northeast to Southwest motion on the radar above. These storms are forming along the leading edge of a storm system expected to move through the area tonight and into Wednesday morning. In fact, we are keeping an eye on two …

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