Abnormally warm sea temperatures are raising the risks for hurricanes, while the central and southeastern U.S. face flooding, and parts of the West are forecast to see heightened wildfire activity (Discover Magazine).
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Colorado State University is leading efforts to test all imported and locally manufactured personal protective equipment for the state to make sure they meet standards (Colorado Sun).
The 2020 hurricane season will be busier than normal, with 16 named storms predicted, according to scientists at Colorado State University (Miami Herald).
The Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting 16 named storms during the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.
In the era of COVID-19, Billy Barr suggests participating in some citizen science, like a project called CoCoRaHS that tracks rainfall across the country (NPR).
CSU Civil Engineering alumnus and volunteer Steve Vanderleest is now in Grand Junction from Cajabamba, Peru, after the first- ever total evacuation by the Peace Corps of all its volunteers around the world (Grand Junction Sentinel).
The COVID-19 pandemic is very similar to hurricane season in some ways. Even if improvement happens, the fallout from COVID-19 in the healthcare, first responder, economic and emergency management communities will remain for hurricane season (Forbes).
Gov. Jared Polis asked Colorado State University in Fort Collins to organize the testing of personal protective equipment, also known as PPE, for the state’s healthcare workers (Denver 7 News).
A team of scientists, medical professionals and engineers at Colorado State University teamed up to develop a product which could disinfect large areas of coronavirus with the simple spray of a solution (CBS 4 News Denver).
Researchers at the Colorado Climate Center at CSU are still hard at work maintaining a 130-year weather record in Fort Collins (Colorado Public Radio).