Tag: Palmer Divide Weather

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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Friday Kicks Off Active Weather Weekend – Quick Update – 06/20/2019

A powerful storm system and associated cold front is slated to begin affecting Colorado starting as early as Friday. If you’ve been following our Facebook page, it should be no surprise to you that Friday will be active as we’ve been discussing it for a couple of days now… Severe Weather Threat The graphic above …

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Severe Weather Possible Today – 5/26/2019

Palmer Divide Specific Severe Weather Discussion For the Palmer Divide region we don’t expect widespread severe weather this afternoon but any thunderstorms that develop will have the potential to become strong or severe. A slight risk exists for the Palmer Divide East of Interstate 25 with the primary threat being large damaging hail and strong …

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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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Spring Weather Roller Coaster Ramping Up! – 05/06/2019

Monday – Severe Weather Threat A marginal risk for severe weather exists for a corridor extending from East of Denver and the Douglas County Line out into Elbert County, Eastern El Paso County and towards Eastern Colorado. Thunderstorms are expected to form after 2PM today and anything forming in or around these areas could be …

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Easter Weekend Weather – April 2019

Friday and Saturday will be amazing days to get outside and enjoy the spring Colorado weather! By Sunday we start to see a change in our weather pattern that could bring more cool and soggy days our way into early next week. Friday April 19, 2019 Morning – Clear skies and light winds. Afternoon – …

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April 2019 Evening Storm Update – 4/10/2019

Is It a Bust? Not necessarily, I still think we see accumulating snow into the evening and overnight hours. I do think that it will “under-perform” in terms of total snowfall for many areas along the front range and also in terms of blizzard conditions. Interestingly enough, a lot of models are still holding onto …

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April Blizzard Storm Update – 4/10/2019

As of this morning everything looks to be on track with our storm system. Models have been consistent in the snowfall amounts across the Palmer Divide so we have growing confidence in the forecast. That being said, I’m still not super excited about snowfall amounts just yet, we will see how the mid and late …

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Storm Update – Midweek High Impact Storm Possible – 4/8/2019

As we move into April and experience warm sunny days, it’s easy to forget that April is our second snowiest month of the year. In an “average” April we would expect to see 9.2 inches of snow in Castle Rock. So far for the month of April Castle Rock is sitting at a whopping 0.0 …

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Severe Weather Season is Around the Corner! Time to start Preparing!

As many of you know (or not but now you will) Mountain Wave Weather is an officially designated NOAA Weather Ready Nation Ambassador. What does that mean exactly? It means we work with local businesses, residences and everyone in between to be prepared for severe weather. Now that you know, stay tuned for some very …

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