Tag: colorado weather

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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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Strong Winds Coming With A Cold and Blustery Wednesday

It’s been a beautiful Tuesday. Sunshine and highs in the low 60s helped a lot of folks get out and about today. There is some snow already falling in the highest peaks right now associated with a cold front that will bring the Front Range and Plains some very windy conditions. Winds will be most intense on the Plains but gusts in Denver are … Read More Strong Winds Coming With A Cold and Blustery Wednesday

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Holiday Forecast and a Look Ahead to a Possible Stormy New Years Pattern

First of all, Happy Winter Solstice! Today is the shortest day of the year! It’s all uphill from now on. The main weather type that has been impacting us since Sunday has been wind. And, jeeze, it has been breezy. The mountains and Foothills have seen gusts up to hurricane force! While areas around the Metro have seen 20-30 mph gusts. Needless to say, … Read More Holiday Forecast and a Look Ahead to a Possible Stormy New Years Pattern

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A Rough Wildfire Day Ahead

Another day of very bad fire weather for the East Troublesome and the Cameron Peak fires. Snow moves in tonight.

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From Record Heat to Snow?!

After record heat, we are now talking about snow chances in Denver.

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Cooler Weather? Is That You?!

It has been a hot and dry August in Denver. We are rivaling centuries year old heat records but a cool down is coming for some.

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Peak Leaf-Peeping Season is Coming! Here’s What to Expect During a Warm Drought Year

Autumn is upon us and that means that the Aspen trees will be changing to their extravagant yellow soon. Here is a look at what to expect this year!

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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?

Rare June Snow and Beneficial Soaking Rain

June snow in Colorado is not exceedingly rare but it does not always happen.

An Extremely Powerful and Rare Derecho Just Impacted Colorado

An extremely rare derecho hit Colorado with winds up to 110 mph and loads of tree damage around the Denver Metro.

The Drought is Worsening and Big Time Heat on its Way

Drought Is Worsening in Colorado and there is not much rain on the way. High heat and winds could increase fire danger.

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