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Latest Weather and Storm Discussion

Arctic Air and Snow to Start the Week – Valid 11-28-2022

Another storm system and cold front rolls through the mountains today and through the plains tonight. Mountain areas will see decent snowfall and cold temperatures during the day Monday, while the plains will see most of their impacts Tuesday morning. I've got the...

Turkey Day 2022 – Thanksgiving Weather Outlook – Valid 11-23-2022

Happy Thanksgiving... well almost. The weather is looking fairly nice across the state for Wednesday with exception of a few snow showers in the mountains. Wednesday will be warm ahead of a cold front that will slide through later this afternoon. You'll know when the...

Arctic Cold Front and Snow Moves in Thursday and Friday – Valid 11-16-2022

Another storm system moving in with a chance at snow and a shot of very cold air. Here's the latest information as of this morning... Winter Weather Highlights WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 9 AM MST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total...

Storm Update, Hope You Like Cold and Wind! – Valid 11-09-2022

There's three primary themes that will occur with our next storm system, some will be short lived and some will be long lived - and what you see will largely depend on where you are in relation to this storm. Let's talk about all three and the setup/timing/impacts for...

Big Storm Winding Up Out West, What Do We See? – Valid 11-07-2022

A strong storm system is brewing to our West and Colorado and much of the U.S. will see some sort of impacts from it. Here's the latest updates on what/when to expect and as always, I will have more updates on the finer details as we get closer and get better data....

Cold Air and Snow – Storm Update – Valid 11-03-2022

Our storm system is moving in this afternoon and while the models are still an absolute mess - we can see a few hints in the mountains of what may be in store for us down here along the plains and Palmer Divide. Here's a quick update and some pretty pictures! Current...

November Looks to Start With A Chance of Snow – Valid 11-01-2022

Colorado's Next Storm Moving in Later This Week As our somewhat active weather pattern continues across the Western U.S. we are tracking the next storm system to move through Colorado on late Wednesday and into Thursday and Friday. While it doesn't look major for much...

Next Storm Moves In, Better Shot for Front Range Snow? – Valid 10-25-2022

The Tricky Part - Storm Setup You'll imagine my surprise when looking at weather data this afternoon and finding the Euro had shifted our upper level low into this position as of this afternoon. This is actually close to a very favorable position for front range...

Fire, Wind, Ice and Snow – Today’s Storm Has It All – Valid 10-23-2022

Quite an active weather day on tap for much of Colorado, but what type of weather you see will largely depend on where you are. Regardless, there's a whole truckload of weather alerts up for the state on Sunday - let's get to those then we will get to storm impacts....

Weekend Storm System Update – Outlook valid 10-21-2022

Details about this weekend's storm system are becoming a bit clearer in terms of track/timing/intensity with a few questions left over as to how cold it gets (which may affect how much certain areas get in terms of snow and whether some areas see any at all) and how...

Storm and Weather Recaps

May 2022 Spring Snow Storm Recap and Snow Totals

Here's a quick recap of our late Spring snow storm we experienced. Seeing such high snowfall amounts this late in May is a bit rate, but snow storms themselves are not that uncommon for this time of the year. Still, getting the snow to accumulate this much is tough;...

St Patrick’s Day Snow Storm 2022 Recap

Taking a quick look at our last snow storm and how it ended up. I've included a recap from our final snowfall forecast below, snowfall amounts were pretty spot on minus a few spots being slightly under including the Denver metro area. I usually don't sweat misses by...

3-9-22 Snow Storm Recap

Last night's storm is moving out throughout the day today with dryer and warmer weather expected for the weekend. Here's a quick look at how snow totals ended up and how the forecast verified. Not a spot on forecast but most areas were pretty close to the snowfall...

Palmer Divide Snowfall Recap Jan 25 and Jan 27 2022 Storms

The last two storms were very similar in terms of their mechanisms and as expected the first storm performed better than the second. This was due mainly to better moisture in the area upon the storms arrival, it was able to squeeze more moisture out. Both storms...

1-14-2021 Winter Storm Palmer Divide Snow Totals

So for many of us this storm went as expected, but for several folks our latest snow storm was a bit of surprise. Driving out and about myself last night, I can tell CDOT was as surprised as many meteorologists were - the roads were in pretty bad shape. Here's a look...

Storm Recap 1-1-2022

We finally received our first decent snowfall of the year along the front range of Colorado! Not everyone saw healthy snow totals but it definitely helps at this point as our snowfall has been pretty abysmal so far this year. Here's a quick recap and some snow totals....

Storm Recap – Snowfall Totals 10-15-2021

Many areas saw their first snowflakes of the season along the Palmer Divide yesterday (10-04-2021) and some areas even picked up a bit of accumulation. Yesterday's storm behaved pretty much as predicted as higher elevation saw snow and a bit of it stuck in places -...

April Arctic Storm! Latest Storm Snowfall Totals – 4-20-2021

Snow Totals - Storm Discussion from our April Arctic Blast! The big news other than the snow is exactly how cold we are starting this morning. Many areas across Eastern and Central Colorado are seeing temperature more akin to a January morning than April. No double...

Latest Storm Snowfall Totals – 4-17-2021

A spring storm system moved through the area late Thursday night and into Friday morning, with a small piece of energy bringing a tiny bit of snow late Friday and into Saturday morning. The models were really all over the place with this storm (see the GFS madness a...

2/24-2/25 Snow Storm Recap – Busts and Booms!

Depending on your location you either landed right in the forecast range, a little below or way WAY above! Last night's wild snow storm was a classic front range "upslope" event and true to form with these types of storms, some areas get hammered while others just a...