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A powerful storm is lifting across our area with strong to severe thunderstorms and snow in the mountains. Thunderstorms will produce heavy rain and hail in some areas. The storms are pushing northeast at 40 mph and will end this evening from southwest to northeast. A few inches of snow... Read Story ›
Sep 29, 2014 3:45 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of southeastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico, effective until 9:00 p.m. The Coloardo counties included in the watch are: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo and Teller. Click... Read Story ›
Sep 25, 2014 5:54 PM
Clear, cool and calm overnight tonight. Friday will be sunny and hot for late September. We'll come very close to record high temperatures. Saturday will be unusually warm again with plenty of sunshine. Dry Sunday over the lower elevations with showers in the mountains. Temperatures cool slightly over the weekend.... Read Story ›
Sep 25, 2014 11:01 AM
We use weather radar on a stormy afternoon so we know when we can leave work and not get soaked on the way to the car. We can see all forms of precipitation: rain, snow, sleet, and hail. Did you know, however, that weather radar can see a lot more... Read Story ›
Sep 24, 2014 6:16 PM
Mostly clear and cool overnight tonight. An area of high pressure will control our weather for the rest of the week. That means mostly sunny skies with temperatures much warmer than normal. Highs will be in the 80's and 90's for the next several days. A storm system is cranking... Read Story ›
Sep 23, 2014 5:51 PM
Mostly clear skies with mild temperatures overnight tonight. An area of high pressure will control our weather for the rest of the week. With the high pressure ridge in charge our weather will be mostly sunny and unusually hot. High temperatures will be in the 80's an 90's for the... Read Story ›
Sep 22, 2014 6:54 PM
Isolated thunderstorms this evening with strong storms possible over the far eastern plains. Some storms could drop hail and heavy rain. Clearing skies overnight with cool temperatures. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warmer. The warming trend will continue for the next few days with mainly dry skies. A better... 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...