Winter, 2010-11

Observations of Major Winter Storms and Interesting Weather Phenomena

12/24/10; The St. Louis area gets a White Christmas - A Christmas Eve snowstorm brings 3-4 inches of snow to the St. Louis area.

2/2-3/11: Extreme cold and deep blue skies create an other-worldly scene at Rifle Falls in western Colorado - but the record cold also causes widespread problems.

2/20/11: Vorticity and Convection, Winter Style - Snow Devils and Convective Snow Squalls in the Colorado Rockies.

2/27/11: Northern New Mexico Thundersnow Event - An isolated thundersnow cell produces a quick 5 inches of snow in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

3/4/11: Thundersnow Storm Structure Pictures - Storm structure pictures, radar image, and discussion of another thundersnow event in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

3/7/11: Another Thundersnow Storm in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains - And this time I am out in it! Pictures (of structure, the snow at its heaviest, and the aftermath of the storm the next morning), along with radar images and discussion of this event.

This page last updated March 20, 2011.

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