Jun 22

Severe Weather Threat and Pattern Change Developing Today

Storm Prediction Center Categorical Severe Weather Outlook for 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 mentions some of the threats and the possibility of a Severe Thunderstorm Watch to be issued in the near future.

We will keep an eye on the radar and let everyone know if we see anything of note forming along the Palmer Divide. Be prepared to move indoors if storms begin to threaten your area!


Severe Weather Hazards Today

  • Large hail
  • Damaging winds in excess of 50MPH
  • Frequent lightning

Timing

  • Storms are building now along the foothills, expect them to move across the metro area and Palmer Divide beginning around 1PM

Severe Storm Coverage

  • Severe thunderstorms will be scattered in nature, any areas that get under one of these scattered storms has the chance of experiencing the hazards listed above.

 

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John R. Braddock
Storm Chaser/ Amateur Meteorologist at Mountain Wave Weather
John R. Braddock is a NOAA/NWS Certified Storm Chaser and Amateur Meteorologist living in Castle Rock, Colorado. A graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor's in Computer Science and a Colorado native, he specializes in short range forecasting, severe weather and mountain weather dynamics.

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