Tag: Colorado Mountains

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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Afternoon Storm Update for 2/6-2/7, 2019 Storm

The picture on this storm is becoming a bit clearer as we get more data in. This will be another tricky forecast (I’ll discuss why a bit further down the page) but basically most areas along the front range won’t see a whole ton of snow out of this. Some very specific areas will have …

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Batter Up! Next Storm System Rolls Into the Region on Wednesday!

After a period of quiet and somewhat tranquil weather, there is evidence our weather pattern may be shifting back to an unsettled period for a bit again heading towards the middle of the month. A new storm system pounding the state of California will begin to move towards Colorado. The storm will hit the mountains with …

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Friday Snow Storm – This One’s Looking Interesting!

This storm didn’t exactly come out of nowhere, we’ve been watching it for days but as you can imagine we are hesitant to get too excited about it given what has happened so far this year. Models have continued to keep decent snow accumulation along the front range and targets the Palmer Divide pretty well …

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New Year’s Eve Storm: One More Time with Feeling!

Another storm system will begin making its way into Colorado overnight on Sunday and into Monday and with it comes another chance of snow. Will this storm produce more than our last “blizzard” or will we run into another dud?  Let’s go over the need to know stuff first, then we’ll follow on with the …

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Quick AM Storm Update

Updated Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Colorado The NWS has issued warnings, watches and advisories for winter weather in Colorado due to the storm system moving in. At this time, we see no indication that this storm will have a major impact on the I-25 corridor or the front range foothills. We do expect most …

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Post Christmas 2018 Storm – Blizzard or Dud?

Why Trying to Predict Snowfall Totals is a Bad Idea A quick rant… why? Because it helps me feel better, if you just want the storm stuff, skip this section 🙂 I’ve been harping on some folks this week about throwing out snow totals way too far in advance… I probably shouldn’t care. I should …

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Shifting to an Unsettled Weather Pattern This Week

Quick Look Quick look at information regarding timing, impacts and severity for folks who just want the quick information about this storm Timing Expect precipitation to begin mainly as rain on Tuesday morning Models currently have the transition to snowfall occurring in the early to mid morning hours on Tuesday Snow showers continue on and …

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Cold Blast – Accumulating Snow Coming This Weekend

Finally Starting to Feel Like Fall Temperatures have been running well below normal for the past few days, we haven’t seen average or above average temperatures in Castle Rock since October 5. That’s great news after how warm September was and even better news is that we’ve seen a bit of moisture as well. After …

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Weather Pattern Change Ahead

After several weeks of well above average temperatures and incredibly dry conditions, it looks like we may finally see a fall weather pattern change on the horizon! Ridge of Doom is Breaking Down! For the past several weeks a high pressure ridge has been fairly efficient at keeping warm dry air over Colorado and keeping …

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