National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.kunc.org en July Outlook Wet For Colorado, But It's Not Because Of El Niño http://www.kunc.org/post/july-outlook-wet-colorado-its-not-because-el-ni-o <p>Coloradans may be thankful they don't live in hurricane country, as our Independence Day forecast looks mostly sunny.</p><p>That dry weather may not last, however. According to projections from <a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/">the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center</a>, July – typically the start of monsoon season – is likely to be wetter than average. It's also supposed to be slightly cooler than normal<a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=bou&amp;storyid=103190&amp;source=0">. Five of Denver's warmest July's have occurred in the past decade</a>, with the warmest ever July taking place in 2012.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58553 at http://www.kunc.org July Outlook Wet For Colorado, But It's Not Because Of El Niño Methane, VOCs The Target Of Colorado's New Regulations http://www.kunc.org/post/methane-vocs-target-colorados-new-regulations <p>Starting in May, new regulations begin to go into effect in Colorado to cap methane emissions from oil and gas drilling sites. These regulations could prove to be a model for the rest of the country.</p><p>The measures are also groundbreaking because of the rare collaboration between industry, environmentalists and state leaders which led to the rules.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:09:59 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 57036 at http://www.kunc.org Methane, VOCs The Target Of Colorado's New Regulations Oil And Gas Methane Emissions Triple Previous Estimates http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-and-gas-methane-emissions-triple-previous-estimates <p>As new restrictions on methane emissions for Colorado’s Oil and Gas Industry begin, a collaborative study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Colorado and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies reveals those emissions are three times as high than originally thought.</p><p> Sat, 10 May 2014 14:44:07 +0000 Dan Greenwood 56329 at http://www.kunc.org Oil And Gas Methane Emissions Triple Previous Estimates Why Colorado Ranks Fifth In Lightning Damage Nationally http://www.kunc.org/post/why-colorado-ranks-fifth-lightning-damage-nationally <p>Warmer weather is coming, and that means thunderstorms. A new <a href="http://maps.google.com/gallery/details?id=z4f-ZuCLmiKg.k5QgnA8lQKYM&amp;hl=en" target="_blank">Google Map</a> from the U.S. Geological Survey visualizes county-by-county data on lightning damage frequency. Northern Colorado's Front Range is a major target, and it's not just a coincidence.</p><p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:19:58 +0000 Dan Greenwood 54379 at http://www.kunc.org Why Colorado Ranks Fifth In Lightning Damage Nationally What Are The Odds Of A Colorado White Christmas? http://www.kunc.org/post/what-are-odds-colorado-white-christmas <p>With Christmas on the way, thoughts are turning to sleigh bells, hot chocolate, and jolly old Saint Nick. While there’s still a bit of snow on the ground from the last round of storms, what are the chances we’ll have an inch or more by Dec. 25?</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:32:09 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52775 at http://www.kunc.org What Are The Odds Of A Colorado White Christmas?