There’s no better place to learn about the weather than the outdoors. That’s why Eric Rooney, a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher at Littleton Preparatory Charter School, takes his lessons outside.
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.
As Colorado’s Front Range braces for its first major rain in weeks, experts are cautiously optimistic that this infamous wildfire season is finally winding down.
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?”