Tag: Severe Weather

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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Severe Weather Threat Continues This Week

5/14/2018 A line of strong and severe storms moved across the Palmer Divide bringing hail, rain, lightning and wind. No tornadoes were sighted or reported, but given the dynamics we expected that. The chance for any tornadoes was quite low overall, but storms certainly had enough energy for hail! The storm mainly effected areas of …

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5/1/2018 – Kicking Off Storm Season with a Bang

Marginal Risk of Severe Weather for Colorado Today The latest Storm Prediction Center outlook has Northeastern Colorado under a marginal risk for severe weather today. This means that the risk is overall low for strong to severe storms but high enough that a few scattered storms may break out in the region. Surrounding areas in …

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4/23/2018 – Big Change This Afternoon!

We are posting our first severe weather risk areas map today! Just another reminder that storm season is about to kick off across Colorado. Today’s marginal risk mainly includes Northern and Northeastern Colorado as this areas looks most favorable for strong and severe thunderstorms to develop. Conditions aren’t great though; I suspect the main threat …

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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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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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Winter Weather Alerts AM Update

Blizzard Warning | Winter Storm Warning | Winter Weather Advisory | Colorado Weather | Palmer Divide Weather | Castle Rock CO Weather

Most of the winter weather alerts issues last night remain unchanged this morning with one exception. A Blizzard Warning has now been issued for areas East of Denver and Castle Rock. Here’s the latest on all the winter weather alerts as of this morning: Blizzard Warning Duration: BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT …

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Storm Moving In! Latest Forecast and Updates

Snowfall Totals | Expected Snowfall | Castle Rock CO Weather | Weather Castle Rock O | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm | Severe Weather

Given latest models (still waiting for those pesky 11PM models to see if any other changes) our forecast is still mainly on track. The slight concern is a couple of models have shifted the heavier snowfall to the Denver area and largely North. Still… other models keep the heavier snow up along the Palmer Divide. …

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Latest Snow Storm Update for the 10/9/2017 Storm

This update features a whole ton of weather warning information; if you’re interested more in the storm analysis; scroll past the warning details… it’s towards the bottom of this article. Latest Winter Weather Alert Details Winter Storm Warning Areas: Fort Collins, Hereford, Loveland, Nunn, Arvada, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood, Longmont, Aurora, Brighton, City of Denver, Denver International …

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Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of First Snow of the Season

Winter Storm Watch | Castle Rock CO Weather | Weather Castle Rock O | Fall 2017 | Snow Storm | Severe Weather

Winter Storm Watch Details and Preperation The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the following cities (with Palmer Divide locations in red): Fort Collins, Hereford, Loveland, Nunn, Arvada, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood, Longmont, Aurora, Brighton, City of Denver, Denver International Airport, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Parker, Castle Rock, Elbert, Fondis, Kiowa, and Larkspur Duration: The watch is in effect …

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