It was 50 years ago that 21 people were killed when water tore through the South Platte River basin on the Front Range and poured into the Eastern Plains. The devastating flood also led to the creation of a reservoir system.
Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.
Rocks the size of cars pushed downstream. If you’ve ever hiked or driven along a canyon in the mountains, you wonder how many eons it took to create so much erosion. The answer may not be eons at all.
Even when we’re not in a severe stretch like this one, hail is a summer tradition in this part of the country. Alan Gionet sought out the answer to the Good Question “How is hail formed?”