Tag: Colorado Mountains

Apr 20

4/20/2018 – Almost Show Time!

While some models bounced the snow totals up as of this morning, some left things unchanged. The Nam3k model that showed no snow for Castle Rock yesterday now shows abour 2-3 inches, the HRRR is still showing very little snow at all (within the range we can see) and the GFS is relatively unchanged. The …

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Apr 16

4/16/2018 – The Week Ahead: Fire and Ice!

The week ahead looks to feature more classic Colorado Spring weather for many areas of the state and the Palmer Divide will be no exception. As the week starts off relatively quiet, our fire concerns will begin to creep back in again, but a lot of folks will enjoy the warm temperatures. The bad news …

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Apr 12

4/12/2018 – Several Weather Warnings Up for Colorado Today

There’s a lot going on weather-wise across Colorado today and many areas have weather warnings and alerts up. Without too much blather and further ado; here’s the latest! Current Weather Alerts and Details Red Flag Warning — Thursday from 10AM through Thursday 9PM Areas included: South Park and the Southern Foothills across the Palmer Divide …

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Mar 18

Update on Tonight’s Storm System – March 18, 2018

There has been a ton of uncertainty with this storm system and there still remains quite a bit, but the good news things are coming a bit more into focus. Along the front range, the main area of concern with this storm is right in our neck of the woods along the Palmer Divide. The …

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Mar 15

Strong Storm System to Bring Heavy Snow… For Some

The first in a series of storm systems will begin to move through on Thursday and the National Weather Service has issued some weather alerts in advance of the storm. You’ll notice the Winter Weather Alerts are confined mainly to the mountains and foothills, while wind alerts and fire alerts to the plains. Another interesting …

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Mar 10

Drought Expanding Across Colorado

The latest release by the U.S. Drought Monitor kept most of Colorado in some sort of drought status, the biggest change was that areas of moderate and severe drought began to creep North towards the central and Northern part of the state. The latest high plains update mentions deterioration  of conditions in areas like Texas, …

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Feb 14

Midweek Update – More Snow on the Way?

The big story along the front range of Colorado today has been the wind gusts. Most stations in the Castle Rock area reported between 40-50mph gusts with our place near Elbert reaching over 60mph. No surprises here as La Nina later winters and early springs are notoriously windy. The wind is the major story across …

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Feb 05

Next Chance for Snow Visits the Area Tonight

Snowfall forecast | Castle Rock Weather | Castle Rock Co Weather | Palmer Divide Weather | Colorado Snow

A new storm will begin to impact the area this afternoon and into the evening bringing cooler air and even a bit of moisture to the state. The clear winner here in terms of snowfall will be the mountains, which is great news as they continue to build their snowpack from record low numbers. For …

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Jan 18

Potential for Larger Storm This Weekend

If you have weekend plans in the mountains or outdoors along the front range, you’ll want to follow the forecast closely over the next few days. A strong winter storm system is set to move into the great basin area of the United States and track towards the East into Colorado. Just like many storms, …

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Jan 11

Drought Status Worsens in Colorado as Dry Conditions Continue

Colorado Weather | Drought Status January 2018 | US Drought Status

Despite a quick hitting storm that brought beneficial rain to the plains and a bit of snow and ice to some areas along the Palmer Divide, it simply wasn’t enough to make a dent in our longer term dry conditions. We will need several more storms with much more moisture and longer durations if we …

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