Meteorology

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Indoors And Out, Students Learn Valuable Meteorology Lessons

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.

09/22/2014

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

CBS4's Tom Mustin interviews Nick Nauslar with the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center. (credit: CBS)

Experts Hesitant To Say Monsoon Moisture Will Totally Douse Fire Danger

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.

07/05/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet interviews Laura Anderson (credit: CBS)

Big Hail Can Stay Aloft for 30 Minutes

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?”

07/14/2011

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