No doubt about it, last week's storm was pretty impressive. Maybe not for Colorado Springs and many points to the south, but northern EPCO to Denver got crushed. Below is a map depicting snowfall totals:
Been a while since we have had a storm do something like that, but in typical fashion, not everyone picked up equal amounts. The first wave of energy moved into Southern Colorado and produced heavy snow and wind for the eastern 2/3 of EPCO. That heavy snow struggled to make it back to the I-25 Corridor. Snow from the initial wave exited around midnight Friday, then redeveloped shortly thereafter. Friday from 2am to 4am, was the heaviest snow most of CO Springs saw through the whole event. Then, the north wind set in... That north wind is a snow killer from Woodmen Road southward, while it is a snow enhancer from Denver to northern CO Springs. We see this happen a lot with storms around here, which is why it is extremely tough to have a storm that hits everyone equally.
At any rate, our vicious La Nina of last winter gave way to the weaker La Nina of this winter. Being a weaker event, we are more likely to see some moisture producing storms the remainder of the winter and spring. Let's keep out fingers crossed...
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