Denver, Colorado 2021-10-25 13:36:47 –
Most of Colorado remains refreshing, dry and warm on Mondays, but calm before the storm.
According to the National Meteorological Agency, a powerful system that struck the west coast on Sunday is now moving inland, bringing mountain snow, rain and gusts to most of Colorado until Wednesday morning.
Over the weekend, the storm rained on the coastal areas of the historic drought. According to the Associated Press, this coveted water has brought many benefits, including reducing the risk of wildfires in the region, but also the risk of new floods and landslides, especially where they have recovered from wildfires. I raised it.
A truly amazing satellite of a powerful storm (technically a “bomb low”, some have pointed out due to its very rapid strengthening) affecting almost the entire West Coast on Sunday afternoon. image. What a wonderful specimen of an extratropical cyclone in a textbook! #CAwx #ORwx #WAwx pic.twitter.com/7xgIcxfRaZ
— Daniel Swain (@Weather_West) October 24, 2021
The storm will ease by the time it reaches Colorado, but it’s still punching.
Winds gradually increase on Mondays, and fire alarms are issued in the Denver Metro area from noon to 6 pm. According to the NWS, winds can drop to 15-25 mph, gusts to 35 mph, and humidity to 15%.
Warnings (indicating conditions suitable for rapid fire spread) include Palmer Divide, Denver, and eastern Adams and Arapahoe counties.
In the mountains, gusts reach about 40 mph.
Winter weather recommendations will be issued in some areas on Monday night.
- San Juan Mountains over 9,500 feet | Midnight to Tuesday night
- East Uinter over 9,500 feet | Tuesday 9 pm to noon
Drivers in these areas should expect slow travel times on snowy roads, even at low altitudes nearby.
Coming on Tuesday, the mountains will see most of the snow. The NWS said it remains light, but can cause showers in a short period of time and can accumulate on the ridges.
According to the NWS, the pass has a few inches of snow, with more snow falling primarily in the backcountry areas of the northern part of the state.
Around Denver, it can rain by Tuesday afternoon and evening, which can be a thunderstorm. A calm, dry and refreshing day begins before a gust of 50 mph in the plains and 60 mph in the mountains and hills of the front range.
On Tuesday evening, most of the showers travel across the plains.
By Wednesday, the sky will clear, but the conditions will remain gusts for most of the day. According to the NWS, temperatures will reach a maximum of nearly 60 around Denver.
Weekends are expected to settle dry before the Halloween weekend.
Denver usually has some snowstorms in October, but not yet in 2021. The average snowfall in the city in October is 4.1 inches.
In both 2010 and 2016, Denver did not see the first snow until mid-November.
NS October with the most snow on record It was 1969 when 31.2 inches fell into the city.
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