Ben grew up in western Pennsylvania and holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in meteorology. He currently works on a programming language tailored for scientists at Harris Geospatial Solutions in Boulder.
Colorado is in the Mountain Time Zone. This is 7 hours behind Zulu Time, which is what weather models are based off. You can find the equivalent local time by subtracting 7 hours (or 6 during Daylight Savings).