Fire Weather
Smoke Filled Sky To Continue
I would be totally shocked to hear you say you haven't noticed the smoky sky around the Denver area this week. Since we've all noticed it, what can we do about it? Well, short of putting out the fires causing the smoke there is nothing we can do – obviously. The weather pattern will have to change to bring rain or a wind shift, and neither will happen soon enough. The map above shows all the active large fires, and clearly, the western U.S. is dealing with a lot. There are 140 fires coverin
Western Ridge
Warm and Dry Days Return as Ridge Builds Once More
It sure is nice to see the first cold fronts of fall. Those crisp mornings and mild afternoons, make for a fantastic time to get outside. I for one would like to keep them coming, but beyond this latest cool down, it looks like our weather will be predominantly warm and dry for awhile. Thankfully, many areas along the northern Front Range saw some rain on Thursday morning – but as you can see, much of the state remained dry: As we head into the weekend and next week we dry out and warm up aga
Colorado Weather
Record-Setting Heat Ahead?
It wouldn't be winter along the Front Range without an extended period of freakishly warm weather, now would it. That's exactly what we're facing right now, and quite frankly, it's not looking to break any time soon. So, while February 2016 will end with well above normal snowfall, without some serious shifts in the coming days, the month as a whole will likely end overwhelmingly warm and dry. In so many ways we've actually made out quite lucky this winter across eastern Colorado. As we explai