Category: Tropical

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Colorado weather: Hurricane-force winds expected with next winter storm

The weather in Colorado is about to get crazy. Hurricane-force winds and over a foot of snow possible for the San Juan mountains.

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Hawaii’s mountains brace for a blizzard while Colorado continues in a snow drought

It is fairly common for the highest elevations (above 11,000ft) in Hawaii to receive snow and that is exactly what will happen this weekend

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The remnants of past tropical storms and hurricanes have doused every county in Colorado with rain

Believe it or not, every county in Colorado has seen rain accumulate that originated from a tropical system.

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Ida: 5 Stats that show its power and why this may be the new norm

I spoke with a research student studying Rapid Intensification of cyclones and Ida was definitely a record breaker and a sign of the new norm.

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More 90s, smoke and not much rain – although we should be watching the tropics

It’s been a hot one in Denver and along the Front Range lately. Unfortunately, the overall pattern doesn’t look to change much – at least in the near term. Let’s talk weather.

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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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Could This Hurricane Season Be Similar to 2005?

The 2005 hurricane season was the most active hurricane season on record. 2020’s hurricane season is poised to be similar to that which does not bode well for Islands in the Caribbean or anywhere along the US coast.

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Tropical Update: Where This Season Stands Right Now

The 2020 hurricane season is off to an active start in the Atlantic. The Eastern Pacific is off to a slow start but there is currently a major hurricane spinning. Here are the details:

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Hurricanes VS. Tornadoes

Hurricanes are daunting enough to deal with no matter which area of the Globe a cyclone is impacting. Tornadoes embedded within a hurricane make these storms even more daunting. Here are some facts about tornadoes that occur within hurricanes.

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Study: Climate change has been influencing where tropical cyclones rage

While the global average number of tropical cyclones each year has not budged from 86 over the last four decades, climate change has been influencing the locations of where these deadly storms occur.

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Warmest oceans on record could set off a year of extreme weather

The world’s seas are simmering, with record high temperatures spurring worry among forecasters that the global warming effect may generate a chaotic year of extreme weather ahead.

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Braving the Eye of the Storm

The most dangerous part of the hurricane is the eyewall close to the ocean. Drones help look inside.

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