Jet Stream

Mountain clouds as a new storm system moves into Colorado. (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Mountain Timelapse Shows Winds Of Change

Timelapse video can help a meteorologist see movement at different levels of the atmosphere, providing a unique look at the weather.

04/16/2014

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Nearly Week Of Frigid Temperatures For Denver

The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to 20-below or worse in the northern midsection of the country.

12/04/2013

Amber Johnson (R) a fifth grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary School salvages items from her which was parked at the school when a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Johnson is being helped by her daughters Natalie (L) and Nicole. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CSU Professor Launches Devices In Study Of Moore Tornado

Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.

05/22/2013

South Korean passengers walk past a TV reporting an explosion and feared meltdown of Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after a massive quake, at a railway station in Seoul on March 16, 2011. South Korea said it plans to send an emergency shipment of cooling material to Japan to help control its quake-damaged nuclear reactors. (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Could Japan’s Radiation Make It Here?

Japanese nuclear reactors are continuing to leak radiation. In fact, radiation has been detected as far out as 100 to 200 miles out to sea from Japan. Can that radiation make it to the United States?

03/15/2011

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