Posted on April 16, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
Not quite a drought-buster …
FRISCO —While this mid-April storm may not quite qualify as a bona fide drought buster, it sure won’t hurt and it will definitely take the hard edge off concerns about summer water supplies. As of Monday afternoon, about 16 inches had piled up here in Frisco, and more snow is, supposedly, on the way. (more…)
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Posted on April 12, 2012 by Bob Berwyn
Weekend storm still on track
Even without weather expertise, you can look at this NWS satellite image and sense a big storm winding up across the West, with a big swirl of perturbed air centered just of the coast of northern California as of Thursday afternoon.
Tornadoes on the plains, fire danger and the potential for snow in the western mountains.
By Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY — A quick look at the latest update from the National Weather Service shows something that you can’t find just anywhere. The multi-colored weather map indicates a tornado watch on the eastern plains, a red flag fire warning in the south-central part of the state and a winter storm watch for the western mountains. I’d say, “only in Colorado,” but that would one of those exaggerations that TV meteorologists are prone to use, and I don’t want to be that guy.
Graupel falls in Frisco, Colorado Thursday afternoon.
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