Aug 27, 2014 6:27 PM
A weather disturbance moving across Colorado will help to trigger thunderstorms from now until midnight. Some of the storms will drop heavy rain and hail is also possible. Enough energy over the state tomorrow for another round of pm thunderstorms. Drier air arrives Friday with warmer temperatures. That warming trend... Read Story ›
Aug 26, 2014 5:17 PM
A Flash Flood Watch continues through late tonight. Thunderstorms will continue to develop and move slow enough that flash flooding is possible over all of southeast Colorado. Thunderstorms have already dumped heavy rain on parts of Colorado Springs with minor flooding. Storms will continue into the overnight hours. Hail will... Read Story ›
Aug 25, 2014 7:23 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to move northward away from the Bahamas. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 50 mph (85 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says gradual strengthening is expected and Cristobal could become a hurricane in the next few days. Cristobal... Read Story ›
Aug 24, 2014 5:49 PM
Mostly clear skies overnight tonight with pleasant temperatures. Monday will start with sunshine and then afternoon clouds with thunderstorms developing. A cold front arrives late Monday with cooler air Tuesday. Good energy combined with plenty of moisture will produce afternoon and evening thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday. Some storms could bring... Read Story ›
Aug 15, 2014 12:34 AM
Strong storms hit Southern Colorado fast Thursday afternoon, slowing down drivers and even putting some in danger. "We had a lot of rain come through and we ended up with a new lake in Colorado Springs," said Sgt. Darrin Abbink Gerald Schaffer has lived near the corner of... Read Story ›
Aug 8, 2014 3:53 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for southwest El Paso County including Hwy 115, Rock Creek & Fort Carson. The warning lasts until 4:30 p.m. The NWS has also issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for El Paso County effective until 2:30 p.m. Click here... Read Story ›
Jul 31, 2014 1:01 PM
Severe wind from a storm in Baca County hurled a mobile home, killing the man inside, around 12:45 AM Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Pueblo sent team to survey the damage and determine its cause. The team members analyzed the damage intensity and how the debris was laying... Read Story ›
With potential record highs for Colorado Springs and Pueblo on Tuesday, 5/22, (Record 87, set in 1996, forecast high of 90 for Colorado Springs; Record 94 set in 1996, forecast high of 97 for Pueblo), I thought it might be fun to dig back into the records kept for both...
Because… 1) The fires have started early in the season, with one near Fort Collins, and more in Arizona 2) The winter left dry soils behind (the effect of La Nina) 3) It’s already in the 90s and 100s from southern Nevada to southern Arizona 4) The outlook for June,...
There are 2 astronomical events of note in your immediate future, and both require special viewing gear (plus one requires a road trip). First of all, there will be an “annular” eclipse of the sun on May 20th. It won’t be visible from Colorado, but you can get a great...
Drought conditions aren’t quite as intense as they have been, thanks to some April showers (and snowflakes). Here are some of the impacts: 1) Spring showers and warmer weather across eastern Colorado has allowed grasses and other fuels to green up, which has helped to lower the fire danger across...
As my last post (about the tornado northeast of Tokyo, Japan), reminded us all, the good old US of A isn’t the only place in the world that has tornadoes (though we have more than anybody else). A little research shows that tornadoes have been reported on every continent except...