National Weather Service (NWS) 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 Think Northern Colorado Has Been Wetter Than Normal Lately? You’re Right http://www.kunc.org/post/think-northern-colorado-has-been-wetter-normal-lately-you-re-right <p>If you feel like you’ve dodged more than your share of hail and giant, plunking raindrops over the past few weeks, you probably have.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 57503 at http://www.kunc.org Think Northern Colorado Has Been Wetter Than Normal Lately? You’re Right Flash Flood Risk High in Boulder, Larimer County From Spring Runoff http://www.kunc.org/post/flash-flood-risk-high-boulder-larimer-county-spring-runoff <p></p><p>A combination of higher than average snowpack and saturated ground from the September 2013 flood has raised the risk of spring runoff flooding in the Saint Vrain, and Boulder Creek, Big Thompson and the upper Cache La Poudre River drainages. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:03:43 +0000 Jackie Fortier 54920 at http://www.kunc.org Flash Flood Risk High in Boulder, Larimer County From Spring Runoff 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 Colorado Flood Offers Data Goldmine To Scientists http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-flood-offers-data-goldmine-scientists <p>The rainfall that led to September’s floods in Colorado has been described as “biblical.” State Climatologist Nolan&nbsp;Doesken&nbsp;is trying to quantify that description.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:16:02 +0000 Grace Hood 51899 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Flood Offers Data Goldmine To Scientists