Winter Storm
Winter storm will bring rain and snow to portions of Colorado Wednesday night through Thursday
While some of us will see fog and drizzle overnight tonight and Tuesday, we continue to track a larger storm system due to arrive for the latter half of the workweek. Data do not show a tremendous amount of change from how things looked yesterday. Models continue to track the system more north than south, putting the Palmer Divide, northern urban corridor, and far northern Plains under the heaviest
Snowfall Forecast
Thursday AM update: Rain and snow across much of Colorado on Friday, won't amount to much for the Denver area
As we've discussed both in our SOTA this week and midweek Insider update , tomorrow brings our next chance of rain and snow to the state, with some slushy accumulation possible for some across Eastern Colorado. While it does look like we'll see snow on Friday (perhaps some rain too) in Denver, the chance it accumulates looks low. Tonight some freezing drizzle could work to put some ice down on raised surfaces for your morning commu
Snowfall Forecast
Winter storm update: timing on track, boom and bust potential in latest data
Our must trusted models have backed off snowfall potential this evening for Northeast Colorado, even as many of the high-resolution models continue to show pockets of "boom" snowfall totals across the urban corridor. Look: Denver's Top Five March Snowstorms The NAM has consistently shown the potential for some banded snowfall this evening. We continue to think it's likely overdone on that potential... but should t
Colorado Weather
Snow falling across Eastern Colorado, but marginal temperatures and February sun to dampen impacts
Everything's running about on schedule this morning as our upper level low begins its trek east across Southern Colorado, and our surface low establishes itself across Southeast Colorado through the afternoon. A look at radar this morning shows moisture pushing into East-Central and Northeast Colorado, with pockets of heavy snow across the Colorado Springs region, Palmer Divide, and greater Denver metro area. The bright greens in the animation below indicate the heaver precipitation rates. T
Denver Forecast
Tricky snowfall forecast for Denver, Colorado Springs, as winter storm arrives tonight
It's cutoff low season, and with that comes a good amount of uncertainty with large storm systems that swing through the Four Corners then into Southeast Colorado and the Texas/Oklahoma panhandles. These systems are often big snow producers for the Front Range and urban corridor, as they are powerful, often slow-moving systems that can tap ample moisture as they move east of the Rockies and strengthen. Whether they produce copious amounts of snow for the Front Range or not ultimately depends o
Colorado Weather
Weekend storm to bring more snow to Eastern Colorado
As we discussed earlier this week on Weather5280 Insider , the next system to bring rain and snow (perhaps heavy for some) to Eastern Colorado arrives this weekend. Ahead of that system? Beautiful mostly clear skies along the Front Range, with temperatures in the 40s and 50s across much of Eastern Colorado. Our weekend system will move onshore later tonight
Snowfall Totals
Tuesday PM Update: Another chance of snow Wednesday before a quieter end to week
Yesterday's snow event had a few surprises up its sleeve, but for the most part panned out as expected: largely a dud across the Denver area, with Colorado Springs again seeing a pretty healthy snow, some 4 - 6" in many spots. The map below is a fairly good representation of the snowfall over the last 72 hours. Big snow totals across the northern mountains, and the heaviest snow across Eastern Colorado focused along and south of the Palmer Divide. Last night we saw a band set up well north of D
Snowfall Forecast
Monday PM update: A check on this week's snow chances as first cold front arrives
In case anyone thought this morning might offer some clarity in how the next several days are set to shake out, you can rest assured it did not. This is a messy setup to forecast, and an even messier one to communicate. We'll hit a couple of bullet points right off the top here: * We are still primarily tracking two snow chances this week, one tonight into Tuesday morning, and a second on Wednesday. * Despite a high uncertainty forecast, we'll mostly stick with our forecast from yester
Denver Snow
Monday & Tuesday could be interesting, snowfall impact on the way for some
It'll be interesting to see how the Monday and Tuesday system will play out for Denver and the other metro areas because it is part of a weather transition into a quieter phase for the last two weeks of February. We posted to our PRO users the monthly outlook and how the drought numbers will change during that time. The bottom line, after this next weather maker the storm flow will become less active again. Speaking of active, the star
Denver Forecast
Heavy snow blankets the high country, weekend snowfall forecast for Denver, Northeast Colorado
So far things are playing out as anticipated, with heavy mountain snow and winds in excess of 60mph making for quite a wintry day across the Colorado high country today. This evening roads are snowpacked, visibility is poor, and while not as windy as earlier in the day wind continues to be an issue in the mountains. Take a look at this scene from Vail Pass this evening: Mountain resorts are already reporting nearly two feet of snow in some cases, with Breckenridge Resort tweeting a storm tota
Snowfall Forecast
Rain and Snow Arrive Wednesday, Snow Will be Heavy at Times
We continue to track the next chance of rain and snow across the Front Range and urban corridor. Timing continues to be in some question as various models are quicker or slower with the front and onset of precipitation... but generally speaking most areas see the chance for rain then changing to snow by the evening commute Wednesday, continuing into the overnight hours and coming to an end for most of us early Thursday morning from north to south. The chart below is for Denver, showing those pr
Denver
Snow Overnight, Heavy At Times: Monday PM Update
Snow, heavy at times, is possible overnight through Tuesday morning for the metro areas and in the mountains along with thunderstorms on the plains. We discussed the current storm system in yesterday's SOTA, so let's get into the details of the snowfall and rainfall potential now. These late season storms are tricky regarding snowFALL versus snow ACCUMULATION. We believe some areas will have quite a bit of snowfall, including a swath to cover the eastern plains from Limon to Sterling, but how
Snowfall Forecast
Friday AM Forecast: Rain and Snow Showers to End Week and Start the Weekend
Anyone else having a hard time remembering what 80 degrees feels like this morning? Temperatures dropped well below freezing again this morning across Northeast Colorado (we bottomed out at 26°F), and plenty of cloudy cover over Eastern Colorado as shown in the visible satellite image below is providing quite the dreary feeling to end the week! Rain and snow showers return to the forecast for the entire I-25 corridor by late this morning, and will linger well into Saturday for some –– especia