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The 2013 Boulder Flood: Four years and three billion dollars later

Four years ago this week, torrential rains fell across the Front Range, triggering one of the worst floods in Colorado’s short recorded history, accompanied by a staggering repair bill now approaching $3 billion. With Boulder County at the epicenter of the disaster, the road to recovery has been long and arduous, and still continues today. We take a look back at this historic event, explain how it happened, and provide an update on related analysis performed since.

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This week in weather: July 3, 2017

It’s hard to believe that the first week of July is already upon us. Soon we will be talking about the arrival of the summer monsoon. For now though, heat will be the story much of this week, with a few if any storms to speak of. We also discuss the forecast for the Fourth of July holiday and the possibility of 90’s lingering longer than anyone wants. Read on for the details.

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This week in weather: June 26, 2017

While our forecast for the week ahead contains the chance of rain each and every day, we do believe that many locations won’t see a drop of rain at all this week. The roller-coaster ride of temperatures is the bigger story here.

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Forecast update: Fourth time is the charm for snow

Another spring storm is taking aim at Colorado, the fourth one in less than two weeks! The last few storm systems were a bust for the Plains, with more rain than snow. This storm, however, is colder in all the right ways and is likely to bring snowfall for most. How much snow is expected for the region, including the ski resorts and Foothills? Will this be another classic case of “The Weatherman That Cried Snow”? Read on for our complete forecast.

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Friday morning update: Rain changing to snow by midnight

Happy Friday! Our colder, more-likely-to-produce-snow storm has arrived. We provide a small update to our forecast from yesterday with final details on how this evening and tonight will play out across the region.

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This week in weather: March 13, 2017

This weekend began cloudy and chilly with light drizzle on Saturday, but turned sunny and windy with west-northwest winds at times exceeding 50 mph on Sunday. And to top it off, we lost sleep with daylight savings! The main story for the week ahead is warmer weather…with the first day of Spring just a week away, this week will fit the part. However, a few subtle hints in the pattern means we will have to be concerned with some high winds to start. Read on for our full weekly outlook.

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This week in weather: March 6, 2017

After a very warm and calm weekend, the weather turns active to start our week ahead with snow for the High Country along with high winds in the Metro area. The weather returns to above normal temperatures by midweek which will continue into the weekend. Read on for our full weekly outlook.

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This week in weather: February 27, 2017

The weather pattern this week will be somewhat active for Colorado, but the overall impact on the Plains will be minimal. However, the skiers will be pleased for the return of more mountain snow. Despite the quiet and warm times of late, our two snowiest months are still in front of us, so don’t let your guard down yet! Read on for our outlook of the upcoming weather-week in Denver.

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This week in weather: February 20, 2017

After a long stretch of very warm weather across the Plains and a lack of mountain snowfall this past week, things look to slowly trend toward a more wintry-feeling, but not until late in the week! We are looking at possible record highs again over the next few days along with downslope wind events, then a quick transition to colder weather by late week and, dare we say, possibly snow? Read on for our full weekly outlook.

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This week in weather: February 13, 2017

Following a quick shift back to winter-like temperatures this weekend, warmth will return this week alongside peaceful weather as a ridge slowly slides across the state. Will the powerful downslope winds accompany the warming this week? Read on to find out.

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Snow for Thursday afternoon and evening

A quick update on today’s weather as a cold front arrives later this morning bringing snow to the region. Model disagreements, even in this final hour, leave some uncertainty into how much snow may fall. Read on for all the details.

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This week in weather: December 19, 2016

After polar air and snow this past weekend, a very nice warm up is in store for the first few days of the week. Overall, expect a rather benign week but the High Country should see more snowfall. In the extended, we’re watching a potential snow storm Christmas Eve/Christmas Day. We’ll discuss that and the week ahead. Read on to find out more.

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Friday night forecast: Tumbling temperatures and a dabble of snow

After downslope winds warmed us into the 60’s today, another shot of frigid air is headed for the Front Range Friday evening. Snow is commencing in the Mountains already, with the Plains in store for some snow as well. Read on as we detail the arrival of another quick-hitting Arctic system, including timing, snowfall amounts, and projected temperatures.

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