Tag: climate

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Happy fall, y’all! Denver’s first freeze and first snow are coming up faster than you think

It’s officially the fall season (if you follow the astronomical seasons rather than the meteorological seasons) and before you know it, it’ll be 32 degrees and snow will be flying.

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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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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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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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Denver weather: Denver hits 100º for the fifth time this year – the third most 100º days on record

t 3:10 pm, Denver International Airport hit 100-degrees marking the fifth time this year that we’ve felt 100-degree heat in the Mile High City. This also puts us in a tie for third place for most 100-degree days in a season with 1990 and 1989.

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Colorado’s new climate “normals” were just released. They show exactly what meteorologists have warned about.

Colorado’s climate is warming and drying.

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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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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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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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Flash Drought: What Led to Colorado’s Drought Worsening Quicker Than Normal

Drought is measured by a lack of precipitation falling from the sky but what happens when you lack precipitation in the sky and in the ground?

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