Category: weather

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Denver Weather: High Fire Danger on Thursday Will Precede a Cold Storm on Friday With a Few Flakes (Yes, Snowflakes) Possible

Denver and the surrounding areas have the chance of seeing some late-season snowflakes with an approaching cold storm. Though everyone may not see snow, there will be moisture and that is the good news.

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SW Mountains in Colorado Are on Track for Their Earliest Melt-Out on Record

Mountain snowpack in areas of SW Colorado are melting out at a record rate and could completely melt out at the earliest date on record which has many repercussions.

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A Total Lunar Eclipse to be Seen Over Colorado This Weekend – Will the Weather Cooperate?

A Super Flower Blood Moon is expected to rise and be eclipsed this weekend over North America. All areas of Colorado should be able to see this event Sunday night.

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Colorado Weather: Long-Duration Episode of Fire Danger Expected in Colorado This Week

Unfortunately, you read that title right. Fire danger is expected to stay high for several days in a row this week across Colorado. This is coming off the most active April ever in terms of fire danger present and is also coming off a weekend where fire danger was high. High fire danger has two main ingredients; low humidity and wind. Most annoyingly to … Read More Colorado Weather: Long-Duration Episode of Fire Danger Expected in Colorado This Week

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The Weather Records That Shaped Colorado This April: Fire Danger, Wind and the Lack of Moisture

There’s no doubting that this April has been windier than normal. And can you even comprehend the amount of fire danger there’s been across the state? It’s been a heck of a month

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Denver Weather: Drought Grows as Denver Has Its First Snowless April in 20 Years and Driest April in 59 years.

April has brought extremely dry conditions to the Denver area. Drought is back and minimal moisture is in the forecast.

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Denver Weather: This is serious – Extreme Fire Danger Not Seen in Over a Decade Expected Friday

It’s an important enough weather event that the National Weather Service is warning almost everyone from the Foothills to the eastern Plains prepare an emergency kit should the area you live in have to evacuate due to a wildfire. Let’s talk about what is making this day so dangerous.

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Denver Weather: Worst Fire Danger Day of the Year Possible Friday

An extremely active day of weather expected Friday with snow, severe storm,s high winds, blowing dust and extreme fire weather expected.

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Denver weather: If it doesn’t snow again , this will have been our shortest snow season on record

The current snow season in Denver has been one for the record books already thanks to the slow start we had. We started this season with the latest first snow on record (occurring on December 10). There was virtually no snow accumulation in October or November but then we finally got some snow in December. Fast forward through January, February and March where we … Read More Denver weather: If it doesn’t snow again , this will have been our shortest snow season on record

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This Week in Colorado Weather: A Potent Spring Storm Will Boost Late-Season Snowpack, 70+ mph Wind and More Fire Danger

It’s going to be a busy weather week in Colorado. I feel like I’ve said that so much recently and for the most part, it’s a good thing but a little part of this is not good which is the CONTINUING high fire danger and wind. I’m so over the wind as I’m sure you are as well.

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How the Upcoming Tornado and Hail Season in Colorado May Be Impacted By the Continuing La Niña

Severe weather season is about to ramp up in parts of the central Plains, including Colorado. How will the continuing La Niña impact our severe weather season this year?

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Denver Weather: Have We Gotten Our Last Snow of the Season Already?

While most people would argue that we will absolutely see another round of snow this season in Denver, there have been plenty of years where we didn’t get any snow in April or May. I wrote a story recently about how February’s are trending snowier over the past 10 years while April’s have been increasingly less snowy during that same time. April is technically … Read More Denver Weather: Have We Gotten Our Last Snow of the Season Already?

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