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Weather/Climate

Five Years Ago Today…

“Are you ok?  Did the dam break?” said the text from my father-in-law.  Why would he think the dam had broken. The rain was pouring down outside the window, but it didn’t seem too bad.  What in the heck was going on? We turned on the TV to the local…

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Drought = Early Fall Colors

Who doesn’t enjoy the golds, oranges and even reds of the autumn colors?  When I worked at Rocky Mountain National Park, my favorite month was September.  Because I commuted on the Peak to Peak Highway, I got to enjoy every bit of color our aspen trees produce during fall.  As…

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Winter Forecast

I’m over it.  I’m really over another hot, dry summer day.  Days like today make me long for that first snowstorm of the season.  An avid skier, I look forward to those big, fat fluffy flakes falling.  Anybody else wondering after months of dry weather, how much snow we might…

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The Missing Monsoon

Like many others, I followed the story of the boys’ soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand with rapt attention.  It felt crazy to think they went for short walk into the cave to explore for what they thought would be an hour, and it turned into a 2-week…

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