No major US hurricanes in 11 years. Odds of that? 1-in-2,300.

Earl is dead now, as yet another hurricane has avoided the United States. sci tech news Continue reading No major US hurricanes in 11 years. Odds of that? 1-in-2,300.

Deadly weather system strengthens, now Tropical Storm Earl

A weather system that already has caused at least six deaths in the Dominican Republic has been designated as Tropical Storm Earl. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Deadly weather system strengthens, now Tropical Storm Earl

Bouncy houses are actually bubbles of dangerous, megahot air

Inside these inflatable fun boxes, the heat index is soaring to hazardous levels. sci tech news Continue reading Bouncy houses are actually bubbles of dangerous, megahot air

Climate change is as dangerous as ISIS, and part of the problem is your air conditioning

So, next time you feel stressed because your work place is too loud and fresh air is just too far away – perhaps blame air conditioning. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Climate change is as dangerous as ISIS, and part of the problem is your air conditioning

Weather conditions trigger ozone alert for Denver, Front Range

The combination of scorching temperatures, light winds and clear skies could trigger increased ground-level ozone over the next 24 hours, prompting authorities to issue an air quality alert for metro Denver and the Front Range. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Weather conditions trigger ozone alert for Denver, Front Range

Denver temps could soar to a record for July 10

The National Weather Service expects temperature in Denver on Sunday to approach, or beat, a 99 degree record for the day set in 1955. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Denver temps could soar to a record for July 10

More rain Thursday means possible flash flooding for Denver, Front Range and Eastern Plains

As if Denver hasn’t had enough rain and flooding this week, another warning was issued by the National Weather Service for flash flooding in Denver and the Northeast plains and Front Range Foothills Thursday afternoon. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading More rain Thursday means possible flash flooding for Denver, Front Range and Eastern Plains

Lightning strike causes fire in Garfield County

A wildfire is burning along Colorado Route 320 between Rifle and Rulison, and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said it may have been started by a lightning strike. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Lightning strike causes fire in Garfield County

State officials issue air quality alert for unusually sensitive people

Colorado’s air quality prompted an alert for unusually sensitive people that’s in effect until 4 p.m. Sunday. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading State officials issue air quality alert for unusually sensitive people

Federal scientists find that half of the water in the Colorado River starts underground

Federal scientists probing the Colorado River, the primary water source for the West, have found that, on average, 56 percent of the flow starts underground and seeps to the surface from below. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Federal scientists find that half of the water in the Colorado River starts underground