So far, 2020 is Colorado’s third driest year on record and the 12th warmest, according to state climatologist Russ Schumacher (Colorado Public Radio).
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A new product funded by CIRA that alerts pilots to clouds, icy conditions and dangerously cold temperatures is tapping into NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System’s satellites for the critical data it needs (NASA).
“Understanding the mechanics of the trabecular architecture of dinosaurs may help us better understand the design of other lightweight and dense structures,” said CSU alumnus Trevor Aguirre (CNN).
CSU associate professor Emily Fischer said that while it’s most important for at-risk populations to stay inside until the air clears, others should consider it too (Colorado Public Radio).
Scientists first theorized about the waves 220 years ago. In June, they finally found solid evidence (The Atlantic).
“If this is our only year of drought, we will be OK. We will recover but we do need some precipitation,” said Colorado State University Climatologist Becky Bolinger (9News).
CSU atmospheric scientist Russ Schumacher explains derechos, organized lines of thunderstorms with widespread damaging winds (Washington Post).
Every part of the Centennial State is presently under drought or abnormally dry conditions for the first time in nearly a decade (NBC News).
Colorado State University — the standard bearer for seasonal hurricane forecasts — released the most dire forecast in their 37-year history (CBS News).
The Tropical Meteorology Project team is increasing their Atlantic basin seasonal hurricane forecast to 24 named storms in 2020, including the nine that have already formed.