Oct 9, 2014 11:33 PM
The Westside of Colorado Springs saw high water and some flash flooding Thursday, after hours of consistent rainfall. Fountain Creek was running high and fast along Highway 24. The creek didn't rise up over the banks, but was at abnormal levels during the day. At Cucharas and Chestnut on... Read Story ›
Oct 8, 2014 7:43 PM
Grab the umbrella it's going to get wet! Cloudy and dry overnight tonight. Rain develops by mid morning Thursday along the I-25 corridor and will continue off and on all day into the night. Pockets of moderate to heavy rain can be expected in some areas. The burn scars will... Read Story ›
Oct 7, 2014 1:56 PM
This photo is from Tom Northup, of the Southern Colorado Astronomical Society of the lunar eclipse in June 2013. A lunar eclipse can only happen when the moon is full. Otherwise the moon is not on the correct side of Earth to pass within the shadow of Earth cast... Read Story ›
Oct 1, 2014 6:18 PM
A storm system will push off the mountains this evening / tonight and bring rain and snow showers to our area. Best chance of moisture will be along and north of Highway 50. A dusting of snow is possible from northern El Paso county into Teller county by early tomorrow... Read Story ›
Sep 30, 2014 7:53 PM
A few sprinkles or light showers in some areas this evening then gradual clearing. A storm will push across our area late tomorrow with rain and snow showers. The snow level will drop to around 7,000 feet late tomorrow. Rain then snow showers possible from the north end of Colorado... Read Story ›
Sep 29, 2014 6:32 PM
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 ›
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...