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Old 10-08-09, 09:28 AM   #1
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Denver Area Winter Prediction

So, what are all of yours predictions for the weather this winter?

With the amount of moisture we got this summer, I'm predicting a very snowy winter.
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Old 10-08-09, 11:39 AM   #2
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Farmer's Almanac says "very cold and snowy" for the NW half of the state and "colder and wetter than normal" for the SE half of the state. Looks like a good year to pick up new ski equipment. I'm glad I have the option of working from home if I need to
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Old 10-08-09, 12:37 PM   #3
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Seems like it will be cold and snowy. I'll be getting my skis tuned next week...
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Old 10-08-09, 01:25 PM   #4
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It will be unpredictable like normal.
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Old 10-08-09, 01:51 PM   #5
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I look forward to many glorious powder days........or not
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Old 10-09-09, 08:25 AM   #6
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Depends on the weather.
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Old 10-09-09, 08:28 AM   #7
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The accuracy of any forecast falls dramatically for every day further into the future.
Anyone who believes a forecast beyond one week can have better than 50% accuracy is just dreaming.
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Accuracy?

"There is a 5% chance of snow"= You look outside to see a blizzard.
"Blizzard forecasted today"= 70F and sunny
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But you must admit, forecasting summer weather in the Front Range is a weatherman's dream job.
They can use this every day all summer long:

"Tomorrow sunny and clear, with a chance of evening thunderstorms."

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Old 10-09-09, 11:04 AM   #10
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Warm and sunny on days where I'm chained to my cubicle.

Cold, dreary and wet when I'm not.
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It would sure be nice to have the XC areas ooen up before thanksgiving. Been a number of years since its been cold enough for that. Snowed again last night. we're off to our best start in several years. I could sure use a good long snowy winter.
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It would sure be nice to have the XC areas ooen up before thanksgiving. Been a number of years since its been cold enough for that. Snowed again last night. we're off to our best start in several years. I could sure use a good long snowy winter.
Can we just keep the vast majority of it to, say around, 6,500'+ please -- pretty please? This lowlander likes to keep things as cold free and snow free as possible.
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But you must admit, forecasting summer weather in the Front Range is a weatherman's dream job.
They can use this every day all summer long:

"Tomorrow sunny and clear, with a chance of evening thunderstorms."

lol

Except for a few weeks there we were able to add in tornadoes.
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Old 10-09-09, 12:39 PM   #14
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500+ inches at the ski resorts would make for a nice winter!
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Given the snow already started to fall a bit in boulder, I predict that it will be pretty wet this year.
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I've lived here 25 years and the only thing I'm sure of is that it will be the most __________ winter in memory. The fun part is that every year it's something different.
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Old 10-09-09, 10:39 PM   #17
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boulder's forecast for tomorrow: "Ice Pellets"

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Just go to the Original Pancake House and forget riding.
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