The State of the Atmosphere: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Today was certainly a mild day in Denver and this trend will likely continue through the work week as a longwave ridge dominates the upper-air pattern »

Fresh Snow Cover and Clear Skies: Why so Cold at Night?

It is common for us to experience particularly frigid temperatures the night after a snow event. It turns out that there are a number of factors »

What is Conditional Symmetric Instability (CSI)?

When reading a National Weather Service forecast discussion during the winter months, we sometimes come across the term "Conditional Symmetric Instability (CSI)". This was true with »

The State of the Atmosphere: Sunday, December 18, 2016

It has been quite the chilly weekend across northeastern Colorado, and the majority of the country for that matter. Denver broke the old record low maximum »

The State of the Atmosphere: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Once again, the main story this week across Northeast Colorado will be the above average temperatures and the absence of any moisture (surprise!). Yesterday, some locations »

The State of the Atmosphere: Sunday, October 16, 2016

Is it really October right now? It sure doesn't feel like it, with yet another day of well-above average temperatures across Northeastern Colorado. Similar to yesterday, »

The State of the Atmosphere: Sunday, October 9, 2016

While the weather continues to be fairly quiet in Colorado, it has been far from tranquil in Haiti, the Bahamas, and along the southeastern coast of »