According to the National Weather Service, 2012 has been a very dry year for Denver with only 6.40 inches of precipitation through September 15th.
Lots of rain moved into Colorado on Wednesday, a welcome sight in the drought plagued state. The National Weather Service also issued a Winter Storm Watch though... for Pikes Peak.
No fires are burning in Colorado – but this week’s hazy and smoky skies along the Front Range are from dozens of wildfires burning across the west.
It didn't leave behind as much destruction or as many downed power lines as the storm that rolled over states from the Midwest through the Mid-Atlantic on June 30, but some news outlets are saying the summer's second derecho struck on Thursday.
Originally published on Thu July 26, 2012 9:46 pm
Severe thunderstorms are moving east, this hour. As the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says, parts of the Ohio Valley and interior southern New England can expect some wild weather this evening, including "widespread damaging winds."