Tag: Severe Weather

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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Severe Weather Awareness Week – Castle Rock and Palmer Divide

Severe weather season is about to kick off in Colorado, we generally begin to see an uptick in severe weather events by mid to late April in and around Castle Rock. This uptick continues through May and peaks in the first week or two of June, followed by a steady drop-off into July and August. …

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Meteorological Awareness – Types of Thunderstorms

In our previous article we talked about the life-cycle of a thunderstorm and some of the ingredients necessary for them to form. Today we take a look at the different types of thunderstorms that form and what types of threats they can being as we continue our spring series on thunderstorms and severe weather! Single …

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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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Dangerous Wind/Fire Conditions Likely Today

Dangerous Weather Conditions Possible High Wind Warning in Effect Until 6PM A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Residents should secure loose objects and prepare for possible power outages. Travelers should be alert for rapidly changing visibility. Drivers of lightweight and high profile vehicles should also consider delaying …

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Strong, Damaging Chinook Wind Event in Progress

Current Warning Details INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ESTES PARK, GLENDEVEY, NEDERLAND, RED FEATHER LAKES, BAILEY, CENTRAL CITY, EVERGREEN, GEORGETOWN, IDAHO SPRINGS, WESTCREEK, FORT COLLINS, HEREFORD, LOVELAND, NUNN, ARVADA, BOULDER, GOLDEN, LAKEWOOD, LONGMONT, CASTLE ROCK, ELBERT, FONDIS, KIOWA, AND LARKSPUR 1148 AM MST MON JAN 9 2017 …HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM …

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Urgent! Storm Update

Lots to talk about with this storm and some new warnings have been issued with this storm that people need to know about. This is a bit of a lond upgate but there’s a ton of important information. Latest Weather Watches and Warnings Here’s the rundown: Winter Storm Warning For: CAMERON PASS, LARAMIE AND MEDICINE …

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Hail Rocks The Springs — More Possible Today!

Severe weather moved through the area last night, luckily missing a lot of folks but unfortunately the folks who saw the severe storms suffered some pretty significant damage. The Storm Prediction Center has a severe weather outlook for the front range of Colorado today. A slight risk area extends just East of the Urban corridor …

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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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**Red Flag Warning Issued** — Extreme Fire Danger

A Red Flag Warning has been issued today until 8:00PM Mountain time. A Red Flag Warning means critical fire conditions are imminent or occurring. As such, if you are doing any activities that require fire or anything that makes sparks, please be extra careful. Current Red Flag Warning Areas Warning Details URGENT – FIRE WEATHER …

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