Front Range Winter Storm

A high impact winter storm brought feet of snow to the Central Rocky Mountain Front Range.

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Contributions by: Kim Erickson, Dakota Smith and Josh Reiter

Satellite imagery of this event:

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Snowmelt Across the Colorado Front Range

Description:

Temperatures in the 60s melt snow across the Colorado Front Range.


Phenomena: Winter Weather Snowfall

Satellite: NOAA-21

Product: Snowmelt RGB

Instrument: VIIRS

Clearing Clouds Reveal Snowfall From Winter Storm

Description:

As clouds clear in the Rockies today, snowfall from the recent winter storm blankets parts of Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. Under above-freezing temperatures, some of the snow can be seen melting in this imagery.


Phenomena: Winter Weather Snowfall

Satellite: GOES-18

Product: Snow/Cloud Layers

Instrument: ABI

Closed Low Spins Over Southwest US

Description:

A closed upper low continues to spin over the Southwest US, directing moisture towards the Four Corners region.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: ABI

Snowstorm Envelops the Rockies During the Morning Hours

Description:

Many located in and along the Rockies wake up to a winter storm dumping cold rain and snow.


Phenomena: Winter Weather

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: ABI

Winter Storm Takes Shape in Rockies

Description:

A winter storm take shape over the Rockies.


Phenomena: Winter Weather Snowfall

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: ABI

Severe and Tornadic Storms Erupt Over Kansas

Description:

Severe and tornadic storms erupt over the Central Plains.


Phenomena: Thunderstorms Hail Tornadoes

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor GLM Group Energy Density

Instrument: ABI GLM

Potent Winter Storm Develops Over the US Southwest

Description:

A potent winter storm develops over the US Southwest. As this system moves through, heavy snow is expected over the Rockies, with extreme fire danger across the Central Plains in front of the storm.


Phenomena: Mid-latitude Cyclones

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Airmass (EUMETSAT)

Instrument: ABI