Recent Halloween Chill

The High and Low on Halloween the past 10 years: 2001: 60 and 43 2002: 32 and 13 2003: 33 and 16 2004: 43 and 35 2005: 52 and 33 2006: 32 and 21 2007: 50 and 28 2008: 54 and 30 2009: 43 and 32 2010: 46 and 29 Therefore, today looks to be…
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Warmer Ghosts

The average high and low for October 31 is 48 and 29 degrees.  Given that, a rough estimate of an average temperature when most kids are trick or treating would be approximately 40 degrees. Of course with a temperature that cold (or often colder), it is no wonder that designing a costume around hats, mittens…
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Colorado Snow

Some of the reports of snow yesterday in Colorado: PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO 911 PM MDT WED OCT 26 2011 ..TIME… …EVENT… …CITY LOCATION… …LAT.LON… ..DATE… ….MAG…. ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE…. ..REMARKS.. 0705 PM SNOW ESE CASTLE PINES 39.43N 104.90W 10/26/2011 M5.3 INCH DOUGLAS CO TRAINED SPOTTER 0630 PM HEAVY SNOW…
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Weather Rhythm

Mark Twain is often given credit for the saying “everyone talks about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it”.  Although he borrowed the saying from Charles Dudley Warner, his collaborator on The Gilded Age, it was Twain that made it famous. Another saying from Mark Twain I often use in my public speaking…
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The Weather Giveth And Taketh Away

I grew up in the Midwest, yet, after spending nearly 50 years in this region there is one element of Midwestern thought I have never understood.  That would be the concept of somehow we will end up getting punished for our good weather.  I bring this notion up because very frequently in the past few…
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