Category: Wildfire

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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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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: Another storm on the way with yet again, a tricky forecast to handle

Another Spring storm is set to move into Colorado soon bringing an array of weather hazards including high fire danger, high winds and snow.

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Denver weather: Midweek storm is one to watch for potential ~heavy~ Spring snow

Hello all! Happy Pi day! I hope you’ve enjoyed the warmth lately. It’s been a nice reprieve from the cold we’ve endured this month. March temperatures are running close to 6º below average so far this month so it’s definitely been a cold March up to this point. This article is about an 5 minute read. Some snow fell overnight on the Palmer Divide … Read More Denver weather: Midweek storm is one to watch for potential ~heavy~ Spring snow

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Marshall fire explained: Here’s how we got 115 mph winds on a December winter day

Extreme winds led to the Marshall fire rapidly growing and destroying hundreds of structures in Louisville and Superior Colorado. How did this happen? The meteorology behind the wind.

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Colorado Marshall Fire: How to help

The Marshall Fire is likely to be dubbed Colorado’s most disastrous fire in terms of property and homes lost. This is an ongoing and developing situation. Here are a few ways to help those affected by the fire

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From 100-degree heat to snow. Colorado weather whiplash, one year later

One year ago, between September 5-8, the Front Range of Colorado saw the latest readings ever of 100-degree heat followed by the earliest accumulating snow in almost two decades.

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Denver just had one of its hottest and driest summers on record

It almost seems like a redundant headline at this point but again, Denver just had one of its hottest meteorological summers on record for the second year in a row.

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A huge plume of smoke is headed to Colorado and will bring some of the world’s worst air quality with it

The dome of smoke that is headed our way is currently over Nevada and Utah and as of earlier Friday morning, Salt Lake City had the worst air quality out of the major cities across the world.

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Western Colorado drought: “I have lived in Vail for almost 50 years and I have never seen it this dry”

in recent months. Vegetation has been drying, fruit trees aren’t budding and flowering plants are struggling to produce seeds. These are just some of the observations from this Spring and Summer so far.

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More burn scar floods and mudslides possible Thursday and Friday

The forecast for Thursday and Friday shows some concerning details for our area burn scars as rain showers and thunderstorms that form, will have very little movement to them.

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