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Jul 21, 2014 11:46 AM

Rare Atmospheric Electricity Seen Over New Mexico

Red sprites are rare electrical discharges in the atmosphere. They are similar to lightning except they occur above a thunderstorm rather than within and below a thunderstorm. Last Friday night, a thunderstorm produced these red sprays of electricity over northeastern New Mexico. These photos from SpaceWeather.com were taken by... Read Story

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Jul 21, 2014 9:47 AM

USGS Earthquake Risk Maps Updated

The U.S. Geological Survey updated its National Seismic Hazard Maps last week. The USGS said in a press release the maps reflect the best and most current understanding of where and how often future earthquakes will occur as well as their intensity. The map, shown below, shows 42... Read Story

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  • Mays monthly extremes

    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...

  • It could be a rough wildfire season this year

    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,...

  • 2 astronomical events for your planner

    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...

  • Some impacts from that April rain and snow

    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...

  • Worldwide Tornadoes

    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...