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Winter Storm Warning...

  Winter Storm Warning

Friday, April 3rd

Winter Storm Warning...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm Warning for eastern Colorado, including the Drake, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas, in effect from 9PM MDT on Friday evening through 6PM MDT Saturday.

SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WILL QUICKLY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW BY 9 PM. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL DURING THE NIGHT-TIME HOURS, AND THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH SATURDAY. NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED, WITH UP TO 14 INCHES IN THE FOOTHILLS OF LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES. 

REMEMBER, A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

The complete text of this official weather warning can be found via the link provided below.

Winter Storm Warning

 

Winter Storm Watch...

  Winter Storm Watch

Thursday, April 2nd

Winter Storm Watch...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Storm Watch for eastern Colorado, including the Drake, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas, in effect from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.

SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 OT 25 MPH WILL CREATE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 15 INCHES IS POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON, ESPECIALLY OVER EAST SLOPES AND FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS. THE LOWER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED WEST OF THE DIVIDE AND OVER HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS.

REMEMBER, A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR THAT COULD IMPACT TRAVEL. STAY TUNED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OR YOUR LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNING CONCERNING THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM.

This watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning!

 

Winter Weather Advisory...

  Winter Weather Advisory

Wednesday, April 1st

Winter Weather Advisory...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the front range foothills and urban corridor, including the Drake, Glen Haven and Storm Mountain areas, in effect from 10AM MDT this morning through 9PM MDT tonight.

WIDESPREAD SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAINS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE URBAN CORRIDOR LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON AS A STORM SYSTEM DROPS SOUTHEAST ACROSS COLORADO. PRECIPITATION MAY INITIALLY START OFF AS RAIN BUT QUICKLY CHANGE TO SNOW AS THE PRECIPITATION INTENSIFIES. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY FORM WITH THIS SYSTEM PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE 2 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS, ALONG THE FOOTHILLS AND UNDER ANY CONVECTIVE SNOW. NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE AREAS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

The complete text of this official weather advisory can be found via the link provided below.

Winter Weather Advisory

 

4th Annual FREE Fishing Expo...

  Photo: Charlie Johnson

Tuesday, March 31st

4th Annual FREE Fishing Expo...

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources’ 4th Annual Fishing Expo will be held on Saturday, April 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First National Bank Building at The Ranch. Join us for daily seminars, events for kids, and much more. Admission is FREE. Sponsors are Petersen Toyota, Coldwell Banker, and Larimer County Department of Natural Resources.
 
Daily Events:
  
Kids Casting Contest – Hosted by Centennial Bass Club
Fishing Tackle and Outdoor Merchandise Available for Purchase
Fly Casting Demonstrations – Hosted by Fly Rod Vendors
Kids Fish Identification – Hosted by Colorado Youth Outdoors
 
Seminars:
   
April 4:
  
10 a.m. Dan Swanson – “Optimize Your Fishing Sonar and GPS”
11:00 a.m. Matt Snider and Dave Coulson – “Warm Water Fly Fishing Tactics”
12 p.m. Chad LaChance – “Seasonal Patterns at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake”
1 p.m. Nathan Zelinsky – “Front Range Walleye”
2 p.m. Terry Wickstrom – “Choosing the Right Fishing Line”
3 p.m. Dan Swanson – “Trolling Techniques”
4 p.m. Stephanie Zelinsky – “Women’s Fishing Clinic”
6 p.m. Panel Discussion – “Fish Explorer Panel Discussion”
 
April 5:
  
10:00 a.m. Ken Kehmeier – Colorado Division of Wildlife Fisheries Biologist
10:30 a.m. Dan Swanson – “Optimize Your Fishing Sonar and GPS”
11:30 a.m. Nathan Zelinsky – “Front Range Walleye”
12:30 p.m. Chad LaChance – “Seasonal Patterns at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake”
1:30 p.m. Dan Swanson – “Trolling Techniques”
2:30 p.m. Chad LaChance – “The Latest in Fishing Tackle”
 
For more information, go to www.larimer.org/naturalresources or call Mark Caughlan at (970) 498-5600.

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