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Weather warnings and disaster alerts now being delivered to mobile phones

Saturday, July 14th, 2012 11:06am MDT

The next time severe weather strikes, don’t be surprised to receive a message on your cellular phone from Uncle Sam warning you of the danger. A new service launched by NOAA’s National Weather Service and the nation’s wireless service providers has begun sending out weather warnings to mobile phones.  Get more details on this new potentially life-saving system on Examiner.com. […]

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Early winter storm arrives in Colorado – Snow to continue

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 6:08pm MDT

Update, 6:10pm: As the storm starts to move to the east, blizzard conditions on the plains east of Denver are causing problems. I-70 remains closed from Airpark Road to Burlington and I-76 is closed from Lochbuie to Fort Morgan. Storm reports indicate blizzard conditions prevail with limited visibility and drifting snow. A Blizzard Warning is […]

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Red Flag Warning for most of Colorado highlights extreme fire danger

Friday, February 6th, 2009 9:15am MDT

The National Weather Service has updated the Red Flag Warning and it will now go into effect at 9:00am today and run through 9:00pm.  Further, the warning now covers the entire eastern half of the state of Colorado and in fact extends to the south and east into parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and […]

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What does that weather warning mean?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 4:19pm MDT

We all are familiar with the crawls on the TV screen or the announcements on the radio for winter weather advisories such as Winter Storm Watch, Blizzard Warning, Freeze Warning and more.  But, how many of us really know what those mean?  There is very specific criteria the National Weather Service follows in issuing these […]

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Record streak official. Heat Advisory and possible record temps to come.

Friday, August 1st, 2008 5:08am MDT

It is official – we have broken Denver’s 107 year old record of consecutive days with over 90 degree temperatures.  Thursday marked day 19 in the streak, moving past the old record of 18 days set way back in 1901 and 1874.  At the current time, it looks like the 90+ degree heat will continue until […]

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Area King Soopers Offers Discounted Weather Radio

Saturday, June 14th, 2008 3:20am MDT

We recently wrote about systems which provide severe weather alerts to the general public.  In writing that, we extolled the virtues of having a “weather radio” – a specialty radio that allows you to listen to and monitor the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) system. We just read on KMGH channel 7’s website that […]

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