Spring snow – Denver Snow http://denversnow.co/ Sat, 16 Jul 2022 09:23:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://denversnow.co/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-26-120x120.png Spring snow – Denver Snow http://denversnow.co/ 32 32 Castle Mountain gets a surprise spring snow dump https://denversnow.co/castle-mountain-gets-a-surprise-spring-snow-dump/ Tue, 14 Jun 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/castle-mountain-gets-a-surprise-spring-snow-dump/ While much of the province was hit by heavy rain on Tuesday, areas on the eastern slopes were blanketed in a fresh layer of snow. Castle Mountain Resort employees woke up to find more than half of the mountain covered in a layer of powder snow. “Being in the Rockies, any time of the year, […]]]>

While much of the province was hit by heavy rain on Tuesday, areas on the eastern slopes were blanketed in a fresh layer of snow.

Castle Mountain Resort employees woke up to find more than half of the mountain covered in a layer of powder snow.

“Being in the Rockies, any time of the year, you’re sure to see snow dusting on the Alps,” said guest services coordinator Kelly Dolan.

“But waking up to almost 30 centimeters halfway up the mountain, the snow line is even a little lower than that, for sure that’s unexpected.”

Dolan has worked at the castle for more than two years, but says it’s one of the biggest snow dumps they’ve seen this late in the season.

Colder temperatures on the hill overnight caused the snow to stick about 300 yards from the base.

Dumps like this are unfortunate because of the maintenance that needs to be done out of season.

However, with a few hot days ahead, the staff don’t expect him to stay long.

But the recent snowfall has drawn a lot of attention online.

“People definitely re-shared and were surprised at how much was on the snowboard this morning,” Dolan said.

With flooding occurring in the region and province, the snowfall at the castle came as a shock to most.

But some employees are already racing for next winter.

“I think it’s a bit of a mix, people are worried about flooding in the area, but on top of that people are excited for the ski season next year,” said Marketing Coordinator Kevin Aftanas. .

“I mean, personally, I’m so happy for next year’s season.”

With more precipitation forecast overnight, they expect a little more snow before tomorrow, but nothing like what they saw this morning.

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Late spring snow and rain contribute to Colorado drought https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-and-rain-contribute-to-colorado-drought/ Thu, 09 Jun 2022 21:26:22 +0000 https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-and-rain-contribute-to-colorado-drought/ Recent moisture from late May to early June is providing some relief from the drought in Colorado. The eastern plains areas changed from extreme drought (D3) to severe (D2) or moderate (D1) drought. Along the I-25 urban corridor, most counties experienced a reduction of at least one drought level. Use the slider below to compare […]]]>

Recent moisture from late May to early June is providing some relief from the drought in Colorado. The eastern plains areas changed from extreme drought (D3) to severe (D2) or moderate (D1) drought. Along the I-25 urban corridor, most counties experienced a reduction of at least one drought level.

Use the slider below to compare the Drought Monitor from May 17 to June 7:

Now, summer rain is becoming vital for Colorado to continue seeing drought relief. May to August are our wettest months of the year.

As of June 9, Colorado Springs is in deficit for the year, with about 4 inches of precipitation so far in 2022, the average year to date is just over 5.5 inches.

Pueblo is running slightly above normal for the year at 5.6 inches, while the average amount since the start of the year is around 4.9 inches.

2022 Pueblo Precipitation Accumulation Compared to Average

It would be ideal to see continued drought improvement now, with the Climate Prediction Center predicting that La Nina conditions could last well into the 2022-23 winter season. This would be a rare triple peat from La Nina winters. In southern Colorado, La Nina generally means dry, windy weather during cool seasons.
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Northwest cherries will ripen later this year due to spring snow https://denversnow.co/northwest-cherries-will-ripen-later-this-year-due-to-spring-snow/ Tue, 07 Jun 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/northwest-cherries-will-ripen-later-this-year-due-to-spring-snow/ Your browser does not support the audio element. More … than 20 millions boxes of cherries were produced last year by growers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah, valued at nearly $1 billion. The rainier cherries in the northwest bloomed after the snow, so the harvest should be stronger. Courtesy of the Washington State […]]]>

More … than 20 millions boxes of cherries were produced last year by growers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah, valued at nearly $1 billion.

The rainier cherries in the northwest bloomed after the snow, so the harvest should be stronger.

Courtesy of the Washington State Fruit Commission

This year, the president of the Washington State Fruit Commission warns not to expect that level of harvest. BJ Thurlby predicts 14 million boxes as colder spring weather prevented cherry blossoms from pollinating in time.

“So the normal start date would be June 1. So we are two weeks late this year. And hopefully eventually we will have enough fruit to get the market to try and cater to the different markets we’re trying to sell cherries in, which again is 40 different markets around the world,” Thurlby said.

Thurlby estimates that the price of cherries will be between 3.99 and 5.99 per pound this summer.

A silver – or rather a yellow lining for cherry fans – is that this year’s Rainier crop bloomed after the April snowfall. This means it could be a banner year for yellow cherries. Thurlby says you can expect them in stores next month through July.

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Snow Totals: Colorado Springs Area Buried in Heavy Spring Snow | Time https://denversnow.co/snow-totals-colorado-springs-area-buried-in-heavy-spring-snow-time/ Sat, 21 May 2022 18:36:51 +0000 https://denversnow.co/snow-totals-colorado-springs-area-buried-in-heavy-spring-snow-time/ The Centennial State received a season-ending snowstorm that began Friday and dropped heavy, wet snow Saturday. Here are the 24-hour snow totals for the entire state as of 6 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service snowfall reports. Air Force Academy: 13 inches Alma: 17 inches Aspen Park: 15.5 inches Aspen Springs: 18.6 inches Aurora […]]]>

The Centennial State received a season-ending snowstorm that began Friday and dropped heavy, wet snow Saturday. Here are the 24-hour snow totals for the entire state as of 6 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service snowfall reports.

  • Air Force Academy: 13 inches
  • Alma: 17 inches
  • Aspen Park: 15.5 inches
  • Aspen Springs: 18.6 inches
  • Aurora 7.5 inches
  • Berthoud Pass: 15.6 inches
  • Black Hawk: 11 inches
  • Black Forest: 18.2 inches
  • Rock: 12.5 inches
  • Canon City: 10 inches
  • Waterfall: 14 inches
  • Castle Rock: 14.5 inches
  • Colorado Springs: 12 inches
  • Copper Mountain: 16.8 inches
  • Crescent Village: 13 inches
  • Cripple Creek: 20 inches
  • Crook: 8 inches
  • Denver International Airport: 2.3 inches
  • Elbert: 15 inches
  • Elizabeth: 15 inches
  • Estes Park: 14 inches
  • Evergreen: 10.3 inches
  • Fair play: 17.7 inches
  • Flourishing: 15.5 inches
  • Fountain: 10.5 inches
  • Franktown: 9 inches
  • Genesee: 17 inches
  • Golden: 14.5 inches
  • Highland Ranch: 8.5 inches
  • Ken Caryl: 17.7 inches
  • Lafayette: 5.7 inches
  • Larkspur: 6 inches
  • Leadville: 9.8 inches
  • Longmont: 5 inches
  • Louisville: 6.5 inches
  • Manitou springs: 10.6 inches
  • Monument: 17.5 inches
  • Netherlands: 16.5 inches
  • Peterson Air Force Base: 10.3 inches
  • Ponderosa Park: 13 inches
  • Pueblo: 5.5 inches
  • West Pueblo: 7.5 inches
  • St. Mary’s Glacier: 18 inches
  • Steamboat springs: 6 inches
  • Winter park: 7.3 inches
  • Woodland Park: 16 inches
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Snow Totals: Colorado Springs Area Buried in Heavy Spring Snow | Time https://denversnow.co/snow-totals-colorado-springs-area-buried-in-heavy-spring-snow-time-2/ Sat, 21 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/snow-totals-colorado-springs-area-buried-in-heavy-spring-snow-time-2/ The Centennial State received a season-ending snowstorm that began Friday and dropped heavy, wet snow Saturday. Here are the 24-hour snow totals for the entire state as of 6 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service snowfall reports. Air Force Academy: 13 inches Alma: 17 inches Aspen Park: 15.5 inches Aspen Springs: 18.6 inches Aurora […]]]>

The Centennial State received a season-ending snowstorm that began Friday and dropped heavy, wet snow Saturday. Here are the 24-hour snow totals for the entire state as of 6 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service snowfall reports.

  • Air Force Academy: 13 inches
  • Alma: 17 inches
  • Aspen Park: 15.5 inches
  • Aspen Springs: 18.6 inches
  • Aurora 7.5 inches
  • Berthoud Pass: 15.6 inches
  • Black Hawk: 11 inches
  • Black Forest: 18.2 inches
  • Rock: 12.5 inches
  • Canon City: 10 inches
  • Waterfall: 14 inches
  • Castle Rock: 14.5 inches
  • Colorado Springs: 12 inches
  • Copper Mountain: 16.8 inches
  • Crescent Village: 13 inches
  • Cripple Creek: 20 inches
  • Crook: 8 inches
  • Denver International Airport: 2.3 inches
  • Elbert: 15 inches
  • Elizabeth: 15 inches
  • Estes Park: 14 inches
  • Evergreen: 10.3 inches
  • Fair play: 17.7 inches
  • Flourishing: 15.5 inches
  • Fountain: 10.5 inches
  • Franktown: 9 inches
  • Genesee: 17 inches
  • Golden: 14.5 inches
  • Highland Ranch: 8.5 inches
  • Ken Caryl: 17.7 inches
  • Lafayette: 5.7 inches
  • Larkspur: 6 inches
  • Leadville: 9.8 inches
  • Longmont: 5 inches
  • Louisville: 6.5 inches
  • Manitou springs: 10.6 inches
  • Monument: 17.5 inches
  • Netherlands: 16.5 inches
  • Peterson Air Force Base: 10.3 inches
  • Ponderosa Park: 13 inches
  • Pueblo: 5.5 inches
  • West Pueblo: 7.5 inches
  • St. Mary’s Glacier: 18 inches
  • Steamboat springs: 6 inches
  • Winter park: 7.3 inches
  • Woodland Park: 16 inches
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Estes Parks Rings in Spring Snowstorm – Colorado News, Weather & Sports https://denversnow.co/estes-parks-rings-in-spring-snowstorm-colorado-news-weather-sports/ Sat, 21 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/estes-parks-rings-in-spring-snowstorm-colorado-news-weather-sports/ Russian native recounts helping Ukrainian refugeesElena Balandina shares how her efforts helped her, perhaps more than the refugees she helped during her nearly four weeks as a volunteer in Bucharest, Romania. 4 hours ago Capitol Hill Staple closes shop after contentious debateAfter 15 years of serving pies in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Sexy Pizza needs […]]]>

Russian native recounts helping Ukrainian refugeesElena Balandina shares how her efforts helped her, perhaps more than the refugees she helped during her nearly four weeks as a volunteer in Bucharest, Romania.

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Colorado cyclists wary of road safety as bike-to-work day approachesAfter two violent incidents in which drivers hit cyclists in Jefferson County, there are concerns as thousands of cyclists took to the streets for Bike to Work Day on Wednesday.

A few Colorado players at the United States Women’s Soccer Team Welcome Clinic for GirlsColorado’s United States Women’s National Team players Lindsey Horan and Mallory Pugh held a girls’ soccer clinic on Saturday ahead of their game in Commerce City.

Colorado reimbursement plan increases to $750 for individuals and $1,500 for couples as state’s economy growsColorado’s refund plan that gives Colorado taxpayers some breathing space will give them even more.

Weld County Sheriff Creates ‘Inmate Released Report’ Website Following Frequent InquiriesWhile many people in Colorado are concerned about the early release of detainees on bail, a local sheriff has decided to take action in an effort to increase transparency.

Juneteenth: Watch The Elevating Black Voices specialWatch the CBS4 News special.

Colorado’s Republican Senate candidate may not accept 2022 primary election resultsColorado’s primary election is just a week away, and a Republican candidate for the US Senate isn’t saying whether he will accept the results. This is one of the headlines of a debate organized by CBS4 and the Colorado Sun.

GOP debate in the US SenateColorado’s primary election is a week away. And a Republican candidate for the US Senate does not say whether he will accept the results. This is one of the headlines of a debate hosted by CBS News Colorado and The Colorado Sun. Look here :

A warmer Wednesday with a chance of rain by the end of the weekWatch Dave Aguilera’s predictions

Shortage of lifeguards brings Governor Polis in to ensure more pools can be openedThe state is currently working on a program to help with the shortage of lifeguards.

New study finds more than half of Frisco homes are not inhabited by full-time residentsFrisco knew he was in the midst of a housing crisis, but until a recent housing report, he didn’t know how bad the crisis was. The city report found that about 20% of homes in the city are licensed for short-term housing, while 45% of homes within the city limits are considered vacant second homes.

Arvada community honors shooting victims one year laterTuesday marks one year since the shooting in Olde Town Arvada that left three people dead, including Arvada police officer Gordon Beesley, Good Samaritan Johnny Hurley.

Denver police investigate shooting on I-25 and 20th StreetDenver police investigated a shooting on Interstate 25 and 20th Street on Tuesday afternoon.

County Weld grass fire now under controlNorth Metro firefighters responded to a grass fire near Huron Street and 175th Avenue.

Firefighters respond to a grass fire in Weld CountyNorth Metro firefighters responded to a grass fire near Huron Street and 175th Avenue. The fire appears to be west of Interstate 25 and north of Highway 7.

Man steals Park County patrol car, reacts to scene, then stabs himselfA man is in Teller County police custody after he allegedly broke into a Park County Sheriff’s substation, stole a marked car, responded to a dispatch call, then crashed the cruiser into the woods.

John Jaros recalls after ‘wrongful’ shooting on I-70 in AuroraAurora police are continuing to investigate whether street racing may have led to a fatal shooting on Interstate 70 over the weekend.

The City of Golden encourages people to use Clear Creek, but do so safelyIt means understanding how powerful the stream’s current can be.

New information surfaces about a teenager who was found murdered at a Walgreens in Colorado SpringsRiley Whitelaw, 17, was a store worker when she was found dead in the break room earlier this month.

Colorado reimbursement plan increases to $750 for individuals and $1,500 for couples as state’s economy growsColorado’s refund plan that gives Colorado taxpayers some breathing space will give them even more.

Family and 2 cats safe after garage fire destroyed in Arapahoe CountyA family and their two cats, along with some lizards, escaped to safety after their garage caught fire early Tuesday morning.

Denver issues tax exemption for diapersThe Denver City Council has approved an ordinance exempting all layers from sales tax in the city and county of Denver.

Monsoon humidity returns later this weekWatch the forecast from meteorologist Ashton Altieri.

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Winter storm warning issued for Fort Collins, heavy spring snowfall forecast https://denversnow.co/winter-storm-warning-issued-for-fort-collins-heavy-spring-snowfall-forecast/ Fri, 20 May 2022 21:52:42 +0000 https://denversnow.co/winter-storm-warning-issued-for-fort-collins-heavy-spring-snowfall-forecast/ Snow on March 10, 2021 at Red Feather Lakes (Photo by Blaine Howerton) Blaine Howerton | North Forty News No, it’s not a test. It’s happening! The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for frontline cities beginning at 4 p.m. May 20 through 12 p.m. May 21. According to the National Weather Service, […]]]>
Snow on March 10, 2021 at Red Feather Lakes (Photo by Blaine Howerton)

Blaine Howerton | North Forty News

No, it’s not a test. It’s happening! The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for frontline cities beginning at 4 p.m. May 20 through 12 p.m. May 21.

According to the National Weather Service, heavy snowfall is expected – between 3 and 10 inches. The greatest amounts will be near the foothills and southern portions of the Denver metro area, however, Fort Collins is included in the warning.

The heaviest snow will fall tonight through tomorrow morning. Lighter snow is expected tomorrow, with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. The high day tomorrow should be 50 degrees.

Heavy spring snow will most likely fall on tree branches and power lines. If you see a downed tree or branch, stay away. If a power line is involved, stay away. Dial 911 if your safety (or someone else’s) is in danger. Get to safety first. Report power outages to the power company. Record the call to 911 operators – if it is not an emergency.

Cover those expensive plants (if you just bought them at your local garden store) with buckets, empty pots, or frosting material. Untie your garden hoses, because folks, it looks like we’re going to have snow!

Email your photos of snow in Northern Colorado to yourphotos@northfortynews.com

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Late spring snow covers Sherman Pass https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-covers-sherman-pass/ Fri, 20 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-covers-sherman-pass/ May 20, 2022 1:07 p.m. Job : May 20, 2022 1:07 p.m. Updated: May 23, 2022 10:10 p.m. SPOKANE, Wash.– It’s May 20, but winter isn’t over in the mountains yet. Snow fell for much of Friday morning on State Highway 20 above Sherman Pass in Ferry County. At 1:30 a.m. Friday afternoon, WSDOT snow […]]]>

SPOKANE, Wash.– It’s May 20, but winter isn’t over in the mountains yet. Snow fell for much of Friday morning on State Highway 20 above Sherman Pass in Ferry County. At 1:30 a.m. Friday afternoon, WSDOT snow removal crews reported six inches of snow!

Snow drags stubbornly and spent most of the day on the main road between Republic and Kettle Falls. The National Weather Service is calling for about two more inches of snow before conditions improve in the evening. A winter weather advisory is in place for the pass Friday afternoon.

Sherman Snow

Friday’s snow level is around 5000 feet, so snow is not expected around other parts of the Interior Northwest. Don’t be surprised if your local mountains look a little whiter this weekend.

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Shermanpass snow pole

WSDOT

snow measurement at Sherman Pass

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Late spring snow temporarily prevents outdoor dining https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-temporarily-prevents-outdoor-dining/ Fri, 20 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/late-spring-snow-temporarily-prevents-outdoor-dining/ IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Heavy snow has put a damper on plans for many restaurants in Idaho Springs. This time of year, their historic district and Miner Street storefronts are filled with people enjoying the warm weather. Unfortunately, that was not the case on Friday. “We opened the hotel curtains and it was snowing. […]]]>

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Heavy snow has put a damper on plans for many restaurants in Idaho Springs.

This time of year, their historic district and Miner Street storefronts are filled with people enjoying the warm weather. Unfortunately, that was not the case on Friday.

“We opened the hotel curtains and it was snowing. We knew it wouldn’t happen that fast,” said Bryan Hall, a tourist from Oklahoma.

Jennifer Cox and her team were from Oklahoma and she didn’t have a coat.

“It’s not cold compared to Oklahoma. We have wind there so I don’t need a jacket,” Cox said with a laugh. Up to 2 feet of snow could fall in this community.

The folks at Slaymaker Cellars were preparing for the storm.

“We cover our plants hoping they survive the storm. That’s what we’re hoping for,” Cris Slaymaker said.

These plants are in an outdoor dining space, which is a big deal knowing that a Friday night storm is heading their way.

Not for Sawyer Dalpes, whose summer vacation started on Friday.

“Hopefully it will be good in a few days,” Dalpes said.

Tents, huts, and tables are ready to go, but it’s unclear if anyone will be using them.

At Clear Creek Cidery and Eatery, they plan to sell a lot of their Reubens, indoors. They tried to set up outdoor dining tents yesterday.

“We thought we’d cut our losses, take the roofs off and leave the frames in place, see what we can do to handle this unusual snowstorm,” said Cidery and Eatery owner Evan Lombardi.

The community of Idaho Springs, where many know its snow today, could still see sunshine this weekend

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The Weather Network – Warnings issued for up to 20 cm of spring snowfall over parts of Alberta https://denversnow.co/the-weather-network-warnings-issued-for-up-to-20-cm-of-spring-snowfall-over-parts-of-alberta/ Thu, 19 May 2022 12:32:00 +0000 https://denversnow.co/the-weather-network-warnings-issued-for-up-to-20-cm-of-spring-snowfall-over-parts-of-alberta/ Thursday, May 19, 2022, 11:31 a.m. – Rain and snow could slow commute times in Alberta through Thursday, but for parts of the south it could be the heaviest precipitation you’ve seen in decades. month. Spring is rarely dull on the Prairies, and this week’s change from stormy to snowy weather is no exception. Snow […]]]>

Thursday, May 19, 2022, 11:31 a.m. – Rain and snow could slow commute times in Alberta through Thursday, but for parts of the south it could be the heaviest precipitation you’ve seen in decades. month.

Spring is rarely dull on the Prairies, and this week’s change from stormy to snowy weather is no exception. Snow may accumulate in the foothills of Alberta on Thursday, with snow seeping into even populated centers like Calgary. More on possible impacts and what to expect this weekend, below.


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This is the season that is afraid of commitment. It’s hot one day, cold the next. Stormy Wednesday, snowy Thursday.

A developing low pressure center brought thunderstorms to parts of Alberta on Wednesday. Cold air behind the system will plunge much of the province into a cold spell that could lead to snow accumulation in some areas.

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Widespread rain and wet snow will form over southern Alberta throughout the day Thursday. Rainfall totals will be below what we need to cope with the drought, with 10-20mm on tap with this latest wave of rain, but every little bit is helping to reduce the deficit. A few rumbles of thunder are also possible.

A period of heavy, wet snow will develop in the southern and central Rocky Mountains, with decent accumulations along the foothills of Alberta. It’s hard to get daytime accumulations with the high angle of the sun in mid-May, but any snow that falls overnight or at a decent enough clip will start to accumulate on surfaces and trees.

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A snowfall warning is in effect for the 10 to 20 cm expected in high elevations through Friday.

“Be prepared for rapidly changing and deteriorating travel conditions,” Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) says in the snowfall warning. “Visibility can sometimes be suddenly reduced in heavy snow.”

Some wet snowflakes are also possible at lower altitudes towards QE2. Forecasters are watching closely how close the snowpack will get to Calgary and other major population centers in the region. Travel will be impacted in areas that see snowfall accumulation.

Temperatures Thursday are expected to be up to 12°C cooler than normal in southern Alberta. Widespread freezing and rapid freezing are likely for several nights. Temperatures will recover somewhat on Sunday and Monday.

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Stay tuned to The Weather Network for the latest updates across Alberta.

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