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Multiple Rounds of Severe Storms for the Front Range of the Rockies

27 Aug 2021, 7:15 pm

Shortwaves of energy pushing across the northern United States have kept the pattern very active, especially for the north central plains. However, the higher terrain of the Rocky Mountains help to enhance storm development closer to the *very* high plains of the country. For more on the focused forecast over the next few days, read below:

Saturday

The same energy that provides the severe weather risk on Friday to parts of Montana will graduate into a large cold front on Saturday, stretching the severe weather threat from the upper Great Lakes back to the I-25 corridor.

We will be watching as storms develop along this front on Saturday afternoon, closer to the Front Range of Colorado and Wyoming.

As the night progresses and the front pushes east, the severe weather risk will begin to impact Nebraska and Kansas. All modes of severe weather will be possible, so make sure you have a way to get alerts on a Saturday evening.

For more on the severe weather potential, join WeatherNation for your West regional forecast at :50 past the hour, and your Central regional forecast :30 past the hour, every hour.

About the author
Lucy is originally from the Boston area but has spent the last four years forecasting and living in Colorado! She stayed in the northeast for her education, graduating Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Oswego with a B.S. in Meteorology. Just a few days after graduation, she made the cross country move to Color... Load Moreado Springs, CO to begin her career at KKTV, the CBS affiliate. Lucy has covered historic blizzards, tornadoes, windstorms, the largest wildfires in Colorado state history and dust storms ... they truly "get it all" in Colorado! Lucy is excited to forecast on a national level and continue her passion of explaining the science behind the weather!

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