Record weather conditions across USA in the first half of October

Record weather conditions across USA in the first half of October

A strong early-season snowstorm pounded several parts of the United States in the first half of October. The unusual weather set records, with snowstorm blanketing the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains. Meanwhile, blizzard conditions have hit Dakota, while Denver…

Biggest late May snow in Denver since 1975, Colorado

Biggest late May snow in Denver since 1975, Colorado

As of 14:00 UTC (08:00 LT) on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Denver, Colorado had officially received 86.36 mm (3.4 inches) of snow. That’s the most snow measured this late in the season since May 29, 1975, when the city recorded 142.24 mm (5.6 inches). On the same…

Snowstorm leaves 102 000 Xcel customers without power in Denver, Colorado

Snowstorm leaves 102 000 Xcel customers without power in Denver, Colorado

A total of 102 500 homes and businesses in Denver metro area were left without electricity on Sunday and Monday, October 8 and 9, 2017 after the first snowstorm of the season hit parts of Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska. This was Denver's earliest first snow of…

Strong late-spring snowstorm hits the Rockies

Strong late-spring snowstorm hits the Rockies

An unusually strong late-spring snowstorm, named Valerie by The Weather Channel, dumped heavy snow on the Rockies, closing roads, damaging trees and causing power outages on Wednesday and Thursday, May 18, 2017. Valerie dumped more than 3 feet (91.4 cm) of snow and…

Clouds and dust engulf Denver International Airport

Clouds and dust engulf Denver International Airport

A powerful frontal passage moved through Denver, Colorado Monday morning, March 6, 2016, producing damaging winds and blinding snow squalls. Strong winds produced significant damage throughout the Denver Metro Area and grounded flights at Denver International…

Denver records coldest December 17 since 1909

Denver records coldest December 17 since 1909

Record-breaking temperatures invaded Colorado on Saturday, December 17, 2016, as deadly winter storm engulfed much of the country. A cold front, fresh snow and clearing afternoon skies allowed for record low temperatures for December 17 to 18 across Northern…

M5.5 earthquake hits Trinidad area, Colorado, the largest in almost 40 years

M5.5 earthquake hits Trinidad area, Colorado, the largest in almost 40 years

The largest earthquake to strike Colorado in almost 40 years has shaken hundreds of people near the New Mexico border. The magnitude 5.5 (later downgraded to 5.3) earthquake was recorded at 05:46 UTC on August 23, 2011, 15 km (9 miles) WSW of Trinidad, Colorado and…