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Severe Weather 101 – Hail and Wind

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 5:19am MDT

During the spring and summer months in Colorado, a wide array of severe weather can strike. Tornadoes may grab all the headlines, but straight line winds and hail can do a great amount of damage in their own right – and they are more common. Straight line winds are winds out of a thunderstorm and […]

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National Weather Service announces storm spotter training dates for 2016

Friday, March 11th, 2016 7:41am MDT

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado – from blizzards to tornadoes we can and do see it all.  Each year the weather is responsible for claiming lives in our state and across the nation and the threat is very real.  Storm spotter training allows you to learn how to protect yourself and […]

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National Weather Service announces storm spotter training dates for 2015

Saturday, March 14th, 2015 5:00pm MDT

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado – from blizzards to tornadoes we can and do see it all.  Each year the weather is responsible for claiming lives in our state and across the nation and the threat is very real.  Storm spotter training allows you to learn how to protect yourself and […]

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National Weather Service announces storm spotter training dates for 2014

Monday, April 7th, 2014 8:00am MDT

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado – from blizzards to tornadoes we can and do see it all.  Each year the weather is responsible for claiming lives in our state and across the nation and the threat is very real.  Storm spotter training allows you to learn how to protect yourself and […]

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New government brochure promotes ‘climate literacy’

Saturday, April 4th, 2009 2:00pm MDT

With the constant din of conflicting information on manmade climate change, some coming from within these very pages, it may be difficult for the layman to understand climate change and what it potentially means for the Earth.  A collaborative project from a number of United States government agencies seeks to offer some clarity to the […]

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Storm spotter training gets started this coming week

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 6:45am MDT

We have written before about the great opportunity the National Weather Service provides by giving storm spotter training during the start of the severe weather season.  That time is now here and training sessions start in the coming week and new sessions have been added since we last reported on the topic. The storm spotter […]

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Nature Unleashed – New exhibit to highlight weather and natural disasters

Sunday, February 15th, 2009 5:43am MDT

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science opened a new traveling exhibit titled “Nature Unleashed – Inside Natural Disasters” Friday.  This extraordinary exhibit runs through Wednesday, May 3rd.  The new exhibit will cover the entire gamut of major natural disasters including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and volcanoes.  A special ‘Colorado Connections’ section will take a look […]

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Super Science Saturday at NCAR on October 25th

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 2:22pm MDT

I just read about this on channel 7’s website.  Super Science Saturday is an annual event held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder that gives teachers, students and families a chance to get up close and personal with the weather experts.  From the NCAR website: Every October NCAR hosts Super Science Saturday. This […]

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