Nolan Doesken

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Is 300 Days Of Sunshine In Colorado A Fact Or Just Good Marketing?

It’s long been said that Colorado receives 300 days of sunshine each year.


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Colorado Reviews Water, Fire Outlook As Snow Falls Behind

Colorado officials are updating the outlook for spring and summer water supplies as the mountain snowpack falls behind normal and wildfire danger increases.


DEARFIELD, CO - SEPTEMBER 14:  Allison Wold of Denver, Colorado and her nephew, Jack Wold, take in a flooded ranch home with John Brinckerhoff, also of Denver after heavy flooding September 14, 2013 near Dearfield, Colorado. They were trying to cross County Road 87 to get to some family property but couldn't because of the flooding. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. he historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Colorado Floods Set 24-Hour Rainfall Record: 11.85 Inches

Colorado is poised to get a new rainfall record because of September’s flooding.


Where Does The Water Go

Tropical Air Meets Mountains, And Colorado Suffers

Except for the Big Thompson fly fishermen and tubers lolling down Boulder Creek, most residents of the Front Range usually pay little mind to the small rivers that trickle by on their way from the mountains to the plains.


A woman looks at Boulder Creek, which flooded early today after three days of heavy rainfall September 12, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. An estimated 6-10 inches of rain fell in 12-18 hours and more is expected throughout the day. Flash flood sirens warned people to stay away from Boulder Creek and seek higher ground.  (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

State Climate Center Wants Public’s Help With Rain Totals

The Colorado Climate Center would like Colorado residents to help weather experts at Colorado State University map rainfall totals.


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Drought Conditions Still Exist Despite Recent Fort Collins Snow

Climatologists are happy to see all the moisture from recent snowfall in Northern Colorado but that doesn’t mean the severe drought conditions are over.


Nolan Doesken, a CSU state climatologist, shows off a device used by weather spotters. (credit: CBS)

CSU Climatologists Need Help Keeping An Eye On Moisture Levels

Climatologists at Colorado State University want some help in tracking what promises to be another dry summer.


An image from Copter4 of the foothills on Feb. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS)

March Is Make-Or-Break Month For Colorado Drought

March is a make-or-break month for relieving drought conditions in Colorado.


CBS4's Ty Brennan talks with Nolan Doesken (credit: CBS)

Fire Danger Remains High Along The Front Range

A lot of snow is expected for the western and southwestern mountains, but only a chance for snow along the Front Range. The dry conditions mean the fire danger remains high.


George Garmany took this photo of "White Christmas in Boulder" on Dec. 25.

Despite Snow, Colorado’s Drought Outlook Uncertain

The outlook for a major change in Colorado’s drought is uncertain even though holiday storms have improved the mountain snowpack, a climate researcher said Thursday.



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