Arleen & Shawn gave a presentation to the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter. All the ladies were so welcoming & even gave us a parting gift! (Linda, Arleen, Shawn, Patricia)
Big Thank You Waves to Individual Donors & Our Sponsors; News on Community Outreach; Calendar of events, CoCoRaHS and Contest Updates…
Special waves of thanks to our wonderful donors in October: Lisa Gamber and Susan & Dean Dussell! Plus, huge thanks to a business donor; A Cut Below Lawn Care. Chris Edwards at A Cut Below not only does lawns during the summer but snow removal during the winter. You can reach him at 970-764-0789. We just need the snow first…
What your generous donation goes towards…
Your donations help us take care of the website manager, Fluid Elements, the website, weather subscriptions, and other business expenses. Most importantly your donations ensure that we will be able to provide this free service for everyone for years to come. Remember, each donor will receive a Pagosa Weather Snow Depth Measurer (yardstick).
Follow this link to make a donations: How to Donate. You can donate by PayPal, credit card through Square, or by check. Thank you so much for your generosity!
NEW: You can now make monthly or annual donations through PayPal. Just follow this link: How to Donate
You can pick up your Pagosa Weather Snow Depth Measurer (yardstick) at San Juan Mercantile.
San Juan Mercantile is a fun store with Antiques, Collectibles, Jewelry, Knives, Candles, Housewares, Fine Linens, Local Honey, Souvenirs, and Locally made items. It is at 524 San Juan Street, next to the Barber Shop, across the street from Plaza Liquor. Thank you to Cindy and her team for being our store front!
Mark, Shawn and I have been truly touched by the support our followers have shown for us!
Scroll down to see NEWS on Presentations, Calendar, and Contest Updates.
We LOVE our Sponsors! They just amaze us with their support!
Click on the sponsor’s logo to follow to their website.
Blizzard Level Sponsor
Snowman Level Sponsors
Snowball Level Sponsors
Veterans for Veterans
Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County is a partnership of veterans focused on veterans and their families, moving toward independence, wellness, self-sufficiency, empowerment and dignity. The organization helps provide financial assistance to veterans in need, advocate for veterans and provide resources of education, information, and experience.
Both Arleen and Shawn are Vet 4 Vets Lifetime members. They enjoy updating the veterans on what they can expect for winter weather.
Daughters of the American Revolution
The Daughters of the American Revolution is an organization with a deeply rich history while also being truly relevant in today’s world. They became members to honor their heritage as well as make a difference in their communities across the country and the world. The local chapter is comprised of members from Pagosa Springs and Durango.
They invited Arleen and Shawn to come speak to them about Pagosa Weather and brief them on the upcoming winter season. These ladies were weather enthusiasts and asked some amazing questions.
Pagosa Weather Calendar
- November 9th, Thursday, 6:30pm: Winter Outlook talk, County Extension building at the fairgrounds. Open to the Public! We’ll have Pagosa Weather hats and rulers available for purchase for $20 each.
- November 14th, Tuesday: CoCoRaHS training. If you are a CoCoRaHS observer & did not receive an email, please contact us. If you would like to be a CoCoRaHS observer & live in Arboles, Dulce, west on Highway 160, Pagosa Junction, or the upper Blanco, please contact us and we’ll get you set up.
- November: Visit little scientists in PPOS Kindergarten Class!
- Early December: Festival of Trees; Pagosa Weather tree adorned with snowmen and snowflakes.
- December 14th, Thursday: Winter Outlook talk, San Juan Outdoor Club, Social 6:00 – 6:30pm, Meeting 6:30 – 6:45, Speaker 6:45 to 7:30pm. PLPOA Clubhouse. Open to the public.
- January 19th-21st: Winter Fest. Pagosa Weather will brief balloonists for early morning ascension.
- May 23, 2024, Thursday, 6pm: Monsoon ’24 Outlook, Ruby Sisson Library.
Send an email to pagosaweather.org if your organization would like to hear a weather presentation.
CoCoRaHS Newsletter Updates
Pagosa Weather is the Archuleta County “CoCoRaHS Coordinator” and “Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador”.
Welcome to new CoCoRaHS observer Robert Wallace! Welcome to the team Robert!
NEW: Weather Data Lovers, CoCoRaHS is thrilled,to announce the release of the brand new CoCoRaHS Data Explorer, or “DEx” for short. This tool provides countless new ways to visualize and analyze data. Note: it is highly recommended to use larger screens when viewing the DEx.
Click here to go to the DEx Station Search page for data access to any station in the database. (open to the public)
HELP! Do you or do you have a friend that lives in one of the five areas highlighted below?
Archuleta County is well represented but we still have big data gaps. We really need a volunteer in Arboles, Dulce, west on Highway 160, Pagosa Junction, and the upper Blanco. Sign up by filling out this web page: https://www.cocorahs.org/application.aspx. Or send us a note and we can send you more detailed information.
Perhaps, our December Newsletter will show fewer red circles!
The red circles are areas we could use a CoCoRaHS observer. Let us know if you can give us 5 to 10 minutes every morning to measure precip and snow. CoCoRaHS provides all the training you need.
Follow link to see Shawn’s Pagosa Weather OCTOBER SUMMARY & November Outlook
Contest Newsletter Updates
Special Thanks to our sponsor businesses that have stepped forward to sponsor our weather contests. They are a lot of fun!
|’23-’24 Wolf Creek Snow||Nov 21st, 2023||Ski & Bow Rack|
Current Contest! When will we have TWO feet of SNOW in O’Neal Park?
Forecast the date and time we measure 24” of snow depth on the ground. The person with the closest guess will get a $100 gift certificate to Alley House! The verification spot is located 7 miles north of Pagosa in O’Neal Park.
Huge “Thanks” to Joni, Martin, Corey, Dana, Jim, and the entire team at Alley House for their support and sponsoring this contest!
Each person can make ONE guess in the comments of the website contest announcement or the Facebook contest announcement before Wednesday, November 8th at 11:59pm.
Active Contest – First Inch of Snow winter 2023/2024
Forecast the first 1” inch of snow that falls and sticks to the ground. The person with the closest guess will win a $50 gift certificate to Terry’s Ace Hardware, one of our Snowman sponsors. Note: This contest is closed to any new guesses.
The Pagosa Weather Team will determine and verify the 1st inch of snow. The two verification snowboards are northwest of Pagosa, one 6 miles northwest and the other 7 miles northwest. A winner will be declared when one of those two snowboards has an inch of snow.
Huge thanks to Grace and the rest of her team for their support and for sponsoring this contest.
Good Luck to everyone!
11/5/2023 5:00:00 AM Aaron Anderson
11/7/2023 7:00:00 AM Darin Dillon
11/8/2023 4:00:00 AM Holly Baldwin
7:00:00 AM David Hanson
7:08:00 AM Musetta Wollenweber
8:15:00 AM Jennifer Sharp
11/9/2023 5:00:00 AM Sandy Freeman
6:00:00 AM Suzanne Coe
11/10/2023 1:00:00 PM Terri Smith
11/11/2023 11:02:00 PM Katherine Yoklavich
11/12/2023 4:00:00 AM Shelly Raymond
11/13/2023 8:00:00 AM Pat Colby
5:45:00 PM Venita Durrer
7:00:00 PM Chellie Panzera
11/14/2023 5:00:00 AM Lisa Glazenor Doert
11/15/2023 3:42:00 AM Sandra Meyn Thoma
11/16/2023 6:15:00 AM Meg Wempe
11/17/2023 2:00:00 AM Lisa Claudia
4:00:00 PM Simmie E. Rose
4:00:00 PM Audrey Bliss
11/18/2023 1:00:00 PM Bob Ashmore
11/20/2023 12:00:00 AM Aimee Melendy
10:00:00 AM Roberta DeMarco
11/22/2023 2:00:00 PM Irene Hamburg Mueller
11/25/2023 5:00PM Michelle Juneau
11/27/2023 7:00PM Christopher Serr
3:01:00 AM Mandy Satterwhite
11/30/2023 2:15:00 AM Brianna Webster
11/30/2023 5:14:00 AM Laurie Smith
12/1/2023 8:00:00 AM Donna Marsh
8:00:00 PM Bethany Overby
12/3/2023 4:00:00 PM Susan Houseworth
7:00:00 PM Eric Fisk
12/16/2023 3:00:00 PM Lesann Hollenbeck Young
12/20/2023 2:00:00 AM Leah W.
3:45 no AM or PM Tim
12/24/2023 10:00:00 PM Michael and Linda Attwood