Tag: climate

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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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Colorado’s Monsoon Season

Colorado’s monsoon season is part of what is the North American Monsoon. It typically brings rain to areas of the desert southwest and a portion of annual rains. What about this years?

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‘Near-average’ April was marked by deadliest tornado outbreak in 6 years

April 2020 saw relatively normal temperatures and precipitation across the U.S., the first slightly-cooler-than-average month since November 2019

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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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April 2020 Climate Summary for Denver

Colder and Drier than normal conditions persisted through April ion Denver Colorado

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Earth had its 2nd-hottest March on record

After having a record-hot January and its second-hottest February, Earth continued to endure unrelenting heat last month, making March 2020 the second-hottest March on record.

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