Tag: Flash Flooding

Heavy Rain Possible Thursday

Monsoon Sneak Peak Thursday, the high pressure ridge responsible for our hot and dry conditions shifts slightly to the West. This means good moisture from the Gulf of Mexico will make its way into Colorado. That combined with weak steering winds, means storms will move slowly and have the potential for heavy rain! Storm chances …

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Thunderstorms Likely Again, Some Will Be Severe

Castle Rock and surrounding areas dodged the bullet with severe weather yesterday, only receiving small hail and ample amounts of rain and wind. Luckily no reports of hail damage in our area and no tornadoes, with the exception of a funnel cloud in Eastern Elbert County. We did receive several reports of hail between 1.5 …

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Taste of Fall Visits Colorado

Thursday and Friday featured below average temperatures as a strong cold front moved through during the early morning hours on Thursday. Our temperatures from Thursday compared to Wednesday were nearly 20 degrees lower and this continued into Friday with a high of 77 reached. Flash Flood Watches Due to the slow moving nature of storms …

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Models Flip Flop, Could Colorado See A Taste of a Monsoon Weather Pattern This Week?

  If you recall my post this weekend, we were expecting a very hot and dry week this week based on medium range and long range modeling (NAM and GFS models.) Both were predicting anywhere from 0.1-0.3 inches of rain total for the week into about midnight Thursday. We’ve seen a lot of backing of …

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Severe Weather Possible Friday, Weekend Looks Nicer

A severe weather threat will re-establish along the front range for Friday with large hail being the primary threat. A shortwave trough moving through this morning has increased winds at the surface (notice how breezy it was this morning) and established upslope along the front range. Initially models showed the primary severe threat in Eastern …

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Flash Flood Watch Issued — Heavy Rain Possible Thursday and Friday

  A strong storm system will begin to fire off storms along the front range this afternoon. Many of these storms are already in the process of of initiating along the Denver urban corridor. A series of fronts will bring cooler air and moisture with strong upslope conditions forming behind each front. Because of these …

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