Category: Climate

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The Weather Records That Shaped Colorado This April: Fire Danger, Wind and the Lack of Moisture

There’s no doubting that this April has been windier than normal. And can you even comprehend the amount of fire danger there’s been across the state? It’s been a heck of a month

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Denver Weather: Drought Grows as Denver Has Its First Snowless April in 20 Years and Driest April in 59 years.

April has brought extremely dry conditions to the Denver area. Drought is back and minimal moisture is in the forecast.

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Denver weather: If it doesn’t snow again , this will have been our shortest snow season on record

The current snow season in Denver has been one for the record books already thanks to the slow start we had. We started this season with the latest first snow on record (occurring on December 10). There was virtually no snow accumulation in October or November but then we finally got some snow in December. Fast forward through January, February and March where we … Read More Denver weather: If it doesn’t snow again , this will have been our shortest snow season on record

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How the Upcoming Tornado and Hail Season in Colorado May Be Impacted By the Continuing La Niña

Severe weather season is about to ramp up in parts of the central Plains, including Colorado. How will the continuing La Niña impact our severe weather season this year?

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Denver weather: February’s have been trending snowier along the Front Range and with over a foot and a half of snow this February, are we seeing a shift of our snowiest months?

It’s been a long-known fact that March and April are Denver’s snowiest months of the season but there’s a new player in town. February is quickly climbing the ranks as one of our snowiest months of the year.

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Dangerous cold and light snow continues for the Front Range

Dangerous cold continues for Denver and the surrounding areas. More snow is on the way too with mountain travel expected to be very difficult through Thursday

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Colorado weather: Mountains brace for several days of snow which is bad for travelers but very good for snowpack

The snowpack in Colorado has taken a hit recently due to the lack of snow through January and early February. The incoming storm should restore snowpack numbers close to average and hopefully prime the mountains as we head into Spring. Current snowpack across the state is close to 80% of normal but when you look at each basin individually, you’ll notice that some are … Read More Colorado weather: Mountains brace for several days of snow which is bad for travelers but very good for snowpack

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Denver weather: Denver tops the list for the snowiest start to a year on record as our weather pendulum once again swings to another extreme

We are on quite the pendulum it seems. The beginning of 2021 started with amazing snows and spring rains leading to one of the wettest starts to a year. We quickly swung the other way on the pendulum and dried out having the driest ends to the year on record. Now, it seems as if the pendulum is swinging back with a surplus of moisture now existing in our area.

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Colorado weather: Checking in on snowpack and looking ahead to a mediocre snow forecast

After an active couple of weeks of snow for the Front Range and Urban Corridor, the snow cycle has ended leaving us basking in the warmth of a strong Winter sun. There isn’t much in the near term but looking ahead, there could be a storm in about a week that could deliver widespread snow to the Front Range including Denver.

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Denver weather: With over a foot of snow, this was our snowiest January in 7 years

This January was very snowy for Denver. Over a foot of snow fell in the Mile High City and that has led to improving drought conditions and hope for a near-average snow season.

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Top 10 Colorado weather events of 2021

2021 certainly provided in terms of extreme weather across Colorado. From wind storms to blizzards to drought and flooding. Colorado felt it all.

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Colorado Weather: What are the chances of a White Christmas this year?

Historically, the chances of seeing a White Christmas in Denver are not too bad but this year, it’s not looking too likely. You’ll have to head to the mountains for the best chance of seeing snow during the Holiday.

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