11/5/09 Record Warmth

After we got the storm out of the way last week, we've really seen some pretty weather around here.  Most of this week was quite warm, with several locations having temperatures a good 10 to 25 degrees above normal.  Today, we broke a few records:

Denver broke their old record of 76 set back in 1945.  Colorado Springs broke the old record of 73 set back in 1983.  Pueblo tied the record high of 80 set back in 2004.  Now, I always worry about record warmth this time of year, because it usually means we'll balance it out with record cold or a good snowstorm or two.  The weak storm coming through on Sunday night and Monday, doesn't look like a big storm, but it could produce some wet snow for areas along the Palmer Divide and Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  Otherwise, nothing too scary headed our way...

Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe

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  • by Ryan Location: Monument on Dec 14, 2009 at 09:49 AM
    weather in colorado is getting more messed up than it used to we got record rainfall and then we are hardly getting any snow because were getting warmer air from Arizona and Arizona is getting Colder from us did you know that they might be opening Ski resorses in Arizona did anybody know that
  • by Brian Location: Weather Center on Nov 9, 2009 at 03:00 PM
    Check out my blog that will be posted later tonight for more on your El Nino questions...
  • by Richard Location: Stetson Hills on Nov 9, 2009 at 04:33 AM
    Record highs, nothing "major" in the near future. This sure doesn't look like other El Nino years.
  • by Sean Location: Colorado Springs, CO on Nov 6, 2009 at 03:55 PM
    I am trying to find a place to see all of the old temp. records. Is the a good database online that is easy to search and free to look at? Thanks!
  • by Ed Location: widefield on Nov 6, 2009 at 01:24 PM
    Julio, it looks like it always does. Above normal tempertures and below normal precip. You like snow? You should move to alaska. They have plenty of snow.
  • by Julio Location: 80907 on Nov 6, 2009 at 04:18 AM
    Great....nothing headed our way? I thought this was an El Nino year?! AFter a productive october for everyone but us, how does november look?
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