Tag: Notable U.S. Weather

Next Storm System to Bring Wind, Cooler Temperatures

Winter Weather Advisory | Notable Weather | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm

A new storm system has organized across the Western United States and its effects were beginning to establish across Colorado and the Palmer Divide on Sunday. Winds were quite gusty across the area on Sunday with high clouds streaming in over the area. The next storm system is digging a trof of low pressure across …

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First Snow-Related Weather Warnings Issued North of Colorado

Some of the first Winter related Weather Warnings and Advisories are up for Wyoming and Montana this afternoon lasting into the weekend. Some areas stand to see their first significant snowfall and some areas over higher elevations may see 5-10 inches worth of accumulation! So why the big deal for us in Colorado? The reason …

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Hurricane Irma Latest Updates

Hurricane Irma | Atlantic Hurricane 2017

Latest Hurricane Updates Hurricane Irma is currently a Category 5 Storm with sustained wind speeds of 185 MPH and a forward movement to the WNW at 16mph. The storm is expected to slowly weaken as it moves towards Florida, but will maintain considerable strength overall. Latest Model Plots and Predicted Path Many models have shifted …

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Severe Weather Looks Likely Today Along Front Range

Castle Rock Severe Weather Outlook May 8, 2017

As we begin to get the proper amount of heat, moisture, windshear and a bit of lift, it looks like we will kick off severe weather season this afternoon along the front range and Palmer Divide regions. The Storm Prediction Center has put most of the area under a Slight Risk today, this means that …

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Large Snowstorm Impacts Northeastern U.S.

Today a large snowstorm (sometimes called a Nor’Easter) is impacting New England. We mainly cover Colorado weather at this site but notable U.S. weather events will often make our list as well. The reason we’re highlighting this storm is the sheer size of the storm and the impact it will cause. In the image above …

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February 2017 Castle Rock Weather Recap

Summary February is historically one of our drier winter months and is no stranger to huge swings in temperature. We often see warm sunny days in the 50’s and 60’s along the front range aided by strong downslope winds. We saw all of these features in February 2017 but toward the extreme end of temperature …

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Get Ready to Turn Up the Heat!

February 2017 is a month that will go down in the record books for Castle Rock, Denver and many communities along the front range. What started off the first few days as a cool month has turned into what I refer to as a blow torch! (Not a meteorological term but it fits nonetheless…) We …

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Temperature Records Fall for Castle Rock, Colorado Front Range

To put it  lightly, Friday February 10 was a scorcher for Colorado! Let’s take a look at some of the notable weather today, the temperatures, wind and the weather pattern that helped push us into record setting territory. The National Weather Service office has been keeping tabs on temperatures today and posted this handy graphic …

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Large Storms to Make Travel Difficult This Weekend Across U.S.

The good news is that Eastern Colorado looks to have very little impact from snow or cold this weekend. There is a slight chance of snow late Saturday night into Sunday morning, but not all areas will see snow. Those that do will most likely see something in the 0-2 inch range. With one of …

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Hurricane Matthew Could Have “Catastrophic” Effects on Florida

Hurricane Matthew could be the first major hurricane to make landfall in Florida in several years and the National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center are taking notice. In a weather statement this morning they highlighted the danger of “devastating to catastrophic wind impacts.” Additionally they mentioned “failure to adequately shelter may results in serious …

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