Category: Climate

Denver Locks in its Biggest Snowfall of the Season

A big snowstorm just hit Denver bringing over a foot of snow to the downtown area. This really helped our season totals catch up and brought some great moisture with it.

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Quick Wednesday Weather Update

Snow is moving into the area. Some places could get up to 8″ of snow. Other may get 2 or 3″. Some may get a trace. Either way, it’s likely to be a tricky morning commute Thursday.

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Colorado Weather Update

I don’t know about you but when we crossed over into a New Year, I was very hopeful that our weather would miraculously shift and become better. Unfortunately, the drought, above-average temperatures and overall bad place that we are in weather-wise, has not changed.

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Colorado’s 2020 Weather Extremes Were Very on Brand for the Year

Smoke obscures the sun as fire approaches a ridge along Highway 36 as several wildfires burn in the state Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, south of Lyons, Colo. Photo by David Zalubowski / AP Photo

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Record number of billion-dollar disasters struck U.S. in 2020

A record number of named tropical storms formed in the Atlantic, with a record 12 making landfall. The nation also had its most active wildfire year on record due to very dry conditions in the West and unusually warm temperatures that gripped much of the country.

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Top 10 Weather Events of 2020

2020 was an intense year. The weather that happened in 2020 was nothing short of that description. The most notable, drought, wildfires and heat.

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Record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season draws to an end

The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is drawing to a close with a record-breaking 30 named storms and 12 landfalling storms in the continental United States.

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Mountain Snow, Metro Flurries, Then a Big Warm-Up

Denver and Colorado have seen a bit of an active pattern recently but that will come to an end. A big warm up is expected.

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A Rough Wildfire Day Ahead

Another day of very bad fire weather for the East Troublesome and the Cameron Peak fires. Snow moves in tonight.

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Weekend Snowstorm and Blast of Frigid Air Will Help Tame Wildfires

The upcoming snow storm will definitely have impacts on the wildfires currently burning but it may not be enough to extinguish the fires completely

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It’s About That Time – Will It Be A Snowy Winter?!

Currently we are in a La Niña phase which is forecast to last through winter and into Spring of 2021 and just as you’d expect, that has implications of what our winter will look like here in Colorado.

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August 2020 Tied 2011 For the Hottest August in Denver’s Recorded History

90 to 100-degree weather sweltered Denver and the Front Range this August. Coupled with very dry conditions, we saw fires erupt and the drought worsen across the state.

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