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by David Moran, on Jun 20, 2018 2:36:48 PM

Firefighters continue to battle a wildfire near Durango, Colorado that started burning on June 1. Will they get some help in the form of some rain? Low relative humidity, in …

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Topics:WeatherOpsrainFrontierWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on May 18, 2018 1:04:56 PM

On Friday, May 11, 2018, a wildfire in the Texas Panhandle played a role in the development of a thunderstorm. This storm eventually evolved into a supercell thunderstorm that tracked …

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Topics:RadarScopeWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 1, 2018 12:12:54 PM

As March begins, both the East and West Coast are being impacted coastal storms. Heavy rain, snow, and strong winds are in the forecast with these low-pressure systems. While this …

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Topics:WeatherOpsPrecipitationWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 31, 2018 2:53:38 PM

A prescribed, or controlled, burn is a fire that is strategically ignited for the benefit of communities, ecosystems, and the environment. It’s a useful tool for managing plant and animal …

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Topics:WeatherOpsWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 22, 2018 2:37:49 PM

It's windy outside, the air is dry, and so is the vegetation; these are variables that often lead to wildfires. However, there are more ingredients than just these that cause …

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Topics:WeatherOpsRadarScopeWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 19, 2017 1:52:36 PM

As 2017 comes to an end, let's look back at some of the significant weather events we blogged or socialized about this year. From blizzards to wildfires to hurricanes, it …

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Topics:TornadoSnowHurricaneThunderstormWildfireFlood

by Daphne Thompson, on Dec 5, 2017 2:16:56 PM

When the Santa Ana winds combine with a drought and fire, Southern California ends up in major trouble. This is what is currently happening in Ventura County. The Thomas Fire …

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Topics:WeatherOpsWildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 11, 2017 1:32:18 PM

While most people have heard of the Santa Ana Winds, few people know of the Diablo Winds. The recent fires in Wine Country of California have spread to cover over …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 9, 2017 2:20:37 PM

An NWS Red Flag Warning is currently in effect for a large portion of California as wildfires burn across the state. The latest area to feel the brunt of the drought …

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Topics:Wildfire

by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 7, 2017 2:59:04 PM

Everyone has been paying attention to Hurricane Irma as she approaches Florida and the East Coast. However, western states are more worried about wildfires. The weather is currently as diverse …

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Topics:WeatherOpsHurricaneWildfireDrought