It’s gone from summer to almost winter in Colorado

The first day of fall was at the end of last week but Saturday brought cold and rain to the metro area and snow to the mountains just as the fall colors were peaking. It looks like it improves next weekend. The good news is we got a lot of moisture.

Fall is here

A nice and cool evening for a walk in Westminster City Park. A light rain is falling. I think fall is here. 

Cool Cloud Photo

I just took a look outside and saw some cool clouds. I’m wondering when it will start raining. Looks like there is a lot of wind up there.

Spring in Colorado

You just got to love the weather in Colorado, particularly the spring weather. This past week, it was in the low 70’s for a couple days, but from Thursday to Friday the temperatures dropped 35 degrees and we got about 6 inches of snow. Well today the temps started warming up and now the snow…

Incredible Thunderstorm Hits Denver Metro Area

Luckily I didn’t get hit with the hail, but the rain was amazing. I have never seen it hit us this bad here. Damage reports are just coming in and it doesn’t sound good in the Arvada, Golden, and Lakewood. Trees are down, power is out, and there is a lot of hail still on…

Can you own the rain…

A column in the Denver Post this morning by Daniel Fitzgerald asked that very question.  Can you own the rain? Kris Holstrom lives on the western slope of Colorado and wanted to capture the rain that fell off her roof to be able to water her yard and her burgeoning organic farming business.  It wouldn’t have…

Severe Storms Rush Through Washington, DC

Severe Storms Rush Through Region, Killing One Person – washingtonpost.com I am in Washington, D.C., for work and the storms have been crazy.  When this story came through it got really dark and it started pouring rain.  The lightning was right over downtown and the thunder was almost right after it. Tonight, another line of…

Snow, freezing temperatures tonight, Tuesday

Snow, freezing temperatures tonight, Tuesday : The Rocky Mountain News Tell me about it. I was playing softball and the umpire didn’t stop the game and made us stand out there and freeze. I thought we were going to kill ourselves. It was so dark we could barely see the ball, the wind was blowing…