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Boulder area, more so than Denver, favored for heavy snow Monday into Tuesday

Happy President’s Day! A winter storm is impacting northern Colorado with snow and much colder temperatures today through Wednesday. Models are latching onto a track the will produce a sharp gradient in snow amounts across the Denver Metro area. Read on for our full forecast.

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Weekend Outlook: Windy & warm, then snow for President’s Day

Our forecast for the holiday weekend covers two separate wind storms, very warm weather across the Plains, and President’s Day snowfall.

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This week in weather: February 12, 2018

We’re tracking two wintry systems for the week ahead. The first one will mainly impact the higher elevations on Monday. The second one is scheduled to arrive on Thursday with perhaps better chances for snow across the Denver Metro area. Read on as we detail for the forecast for the next five days.

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Forecast update: Tricky temps today, freezing fog tonight, light snow Saturday

A mix bag of wintry weather will be present across the Metro area through Saturday evening. Read on as we discuss how things will play out and provide our snowfall forecast for Saturday.

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This week in weather: February 5, 2018

Premium Storm Update (Mon Feb 5 at 1:30 PM) Ensembles are out to lunch for tonight’s snow! We provide a brief storm update along with a discussion on why the ensemble model runs are worthless for this particular wintry event. READ NOW

This week will see rain changing to snow Monday evening. We have included our official snowfall forecast map. We’ll then see a significant warming trend through the rest of the week as a lee trough develops, with the potential for more snowfall during the upcoming weekend.

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Arctic airmass clears by afternoon, more rain/snow tomorrow

Yet another shallow Arctic front has backed into the Metro area this morning, with light snow and freezing drizzle now falling across the region. We detail the weather for the next 48 hours, including the chance of more wintry weather Monday night.

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CONTEST: Predict Our Snowfall for the Next Three Months!

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What is the outlook for snowfall in the next three months? You tell us! We provide a brief overview of the climatology, long-range model forecasts, and La Niña for the next three calendar months. We then ask for YOUR long-range forecast for snowfall in Boulder. Prizes include Amazon gift cards, BoulderCAST T-Shirts, and Premium subscriptions. Enter now!

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This week in weather: January 29, 2018

The first few days this week will be quite warm…potentially record setting.  Colder air follows midweek with the possibility of snowfall for the Mountains and Plains. We detail this, as well as the extended range forecast through the weekend in which we are tracking Arctic air.

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Forecast update: Saturday night’s snow may be our most significant so far this winter

Warm weather has been the story over the last few days for the Front Range, but that headline is about to change with the arrival of a potent winter storm Saturday night. We explain the atmospheric set-up and detail what will likely be our biggest snow event so far this winter across the lower elevations.

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This week in weather: January 15, 2018

The week ahead starts out on the cold and wintry side on this M.L.K. day. The Arctic air doesn’t last long however, as warm air spreads back into the area by Wednesday. We are watching the potential for a more potent winter storm late in the week and coming weekend. Read on for more details.

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Light snow arrives just in time to celebrate M.L.K. Day

Though the Front Range has been feeling warmer of late, the Arctic air has never been far away.  This boundary has remained just across the border in Nebraska and Kansas for the last few days. This changes tonight as the cold front pushes back south and west along with some moisture to bring light snow to everyone. Read on to find out the exact timing and snowfall amounts.

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This week in weather: January 8, 2018

The week ahead begins warm before the arrival of a southern-track winter storm by mid-week. Unfortunately, the path of the upper-low is not very favorable for Colorado. We’ll see some snow, but not much. Temperatures will then rebound to end the week on a mild note.

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This week in weather: January 2, 2018

From everyone at BoulderCAST, we wish you all a Happy New Year! This week, the main weather story will be a warming trend as high pressure settles in across the Southwest. The Arctic air, which has entrenched much of the CONUS the past week, will be pushing off to our east, allowing for an early January thaw. Read on for more details.

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