A Strong Wind Storm Strikes The Front Range Foothills
And Adjacent Areas On January 7, 2007



A strong upper atmospheric jet stream over Colorado brought high wind gusts to areas west of the Denver and Boulder communities.  Numerous weather spotter reports were relayed to the Denver/Boulder National Weather Service Forecast Office.  These reports are listed below in text format followed by a graphical display.
Location Wind Spd County
CENTENNIAL AIRPORT 56 ARAPAHOE
3 NE ARAPAHOE PEAK 89 BOULDER
NIWOT RIDGE D1 89 BOULDER
NIWOT RIDGE SADDLE 83 BOULDER
NEDERLAND 70 BOULDER
NCAR Foothills Lab 64.9 BOULDER
BOULDER NE 64 BOULDER
SUGARLOAF 62 BOULDER
GREEN LAKE 61 BOULDER
NIWOT RIDGE C1 54 BOULDER
GEORGETOWN 90 CLEAR CREEK
CORRAL CREEK 62 CLEAR CREEK
DENVER INTL AIRPORT 41 DENVER
10 S NEDERLAND 72 GILPIN
PICKLE GULCH 69 GILPIN
ROLLINSVILLE 62 GILPIN
2 SE ELDORADO SPRINGS 115 JEFFERSON
11 NW GOLDEN 89 JEFFERSON
GENESEE 76 JEFFERSON
BAILEY RAWS 57 JEFFERSON
LEADVILLE AIRPORT 40 LAKE
7 WNW BERTHOUD 89 LARIMER
PINEWOOD LAKE 84 LARIMER
ESTES PARK 1SSE 83 LARIMER
VIRGINIA DALE 7ENE 55 LARIMER
FT COLLINS (LOVELAND) 40 LARIMER
CROOK 45 LOGAN
WILKERSON PASS AWOS 60 PARK
BAILEY RAWS 57 PARK
JONES HILL 42 PARK
COPPER MOUNTAIN 55 SUMMIT
MANCHESTER RAWS 40 TELLER
3 NNW DACONO 77 WELD

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