Tag: Colorado Mountains

Major Weather Pattern Shift Arrives This Week – 06/24/2019

No doubt, June and Spring in general was colder and wetter than average for a lot of places in and around Colorado. In fact, several mountain locations saw significant snowfall this past week while the front range was buried in moisture, low cloudiness and severe weather. The good news (for summer weather and warm temperature …

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Memorial Day Weekend Weather Outlook – 2019

The long 3 day weekend is upon us and I have some great news… it’s going to be a nice one in the weather department. We will see a return of spring-like weather with temperatures generally in the 60’s and 70’s during the day across the Palmer Divide (depending on your elevation.) Saturday and Sunday …

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Powerful Spring Storm May Throw Curve-balls! – Here’s the Latest – 5/20/2019

This storm is going to surprise a lot of folks… a powerful spring storm system is moving through Colorado and the central and southern plains. Colorado will see ample amounts of moisture and for some areas that may mean decent snow accumulation, while the SE corner will see heavy rain and potentially severe storms.   …

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Snow and Cold Blast on the Way! – 05/08/2019

We look to have ourselves another powerful spring storm on the way to Colorado. As of this morning, many areas along the front range had already seen a healthy dose of rain and that doesn’t look to change through the day today. What will change is the rain will transition to snow by sometime this …

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Powerful Spring Storm Moving In – Latest Updates – 04/29/2019

There is no doubt the storm moving in this afternoon is a powerful one, there are two areas identified as higher impact areas that will see significant precipitation and even significant snowfall accumulations. The bad news is that models are coming into agreement (and as we suspected) that the Palmer Divide doesn’t look likely to …

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3/1/2019 – Weekend Storm Update – Have’s and Have Nots

Current Weather Watches/Warnings/Advisories Winter Weather Advisory …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches expected. * WHERE…Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver, Denver, Castle Rock and Greeley. * WHEN…From 9 AM Saturday to 11 AM MST Sunday. …

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2/28/2019 – Weekend Storm On the Way?

After somewhat quieter weather and even a warm day here and there, our pattern is about to shift again! So what does that mean for us in Castle Rock and along the Palmer Divide? Here’s what we are watching over the next 24-72 hours: Temperatures A large blob of arctic air is slated to move …

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Banded Snowfall will Make or Break this System

Winter Weather Watches/Warnings/Advisories (as of 12PM) Winter Weather Advisory (4PM Friday  – 8AM Saturday) Cities/Areas Included The Northern Front Range Foothills- The Southern Front Range Foothills-Fort Collins- Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver-Denver-Castle Rock- Briggsdale-Greeley-Fort Morgan-Byers- Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland, Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, …

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Storm Setup Tricky over Next Few Days

Another set of weather disturbances is set to impact the state starting as early as Thursday afternoon and evening and it does appear that the front range will again see a slight impact from these storms., but it will become clear quickly which areas of Colorado will see the major impacts. Given what the models …

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Next Decent Chance for Snow Comes Early Next Week

By and far the winners of the snowfall lottery this past week have been the mountains of Colorado. A weather feature often called an “atmospheric river” or sometimes the “Pineapple Express” has set up the past several days over the Western U.S. This feature is known for bringing incredible amounts of moisture inland to California, …

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