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Boulder’s Hail Season Unleashed: Safety Tips and Must-Knows

June 13th, 2023

The hail season in Colorado, particularly in Boulder, typically lasts from April to September. During this period, severe thunderstorms can form, leading to hailstorms that can cause significant damage to property and pose risks to individuals. Here are some important safety tips to keep in mind during the hail season: Stay informed: Stay updated with weather forecasts and warnings from reliable sources. Pay attention to any severe thunderstorm watches or warnings issued by the National Weather Service. Seek shelter: If a severe thunderstorm warning is issued or you observe dark clouds and hear... Read More

Looking Back: Wildest Weather Ever in Boulder County

May 20th, 2023

The incredible warm winds lately got us thinking about how weird Boulder County’s weather can be. So here are a few examples of weather events gone rogue in our county, and some facts about why they occur. Tornadoes Though they might seem like more of an Eastern Colorado problem, tornadoes do occasionally appear in Boulder County. Unlike their eastern cousins, they are typically much less powerful and only rear their heads every few years. The most recent tornado touchdown in Boulder County was in June, 2015. Several homes in the 15300 block of highway 287 took damage, but no injuries... Read More

Facing the Flood

September 13th, 2013

It all began on Wednesday evening, around sundown, when the rain started dumping. Forget cats and dogs, this was lions and bears. I was heading back from a friend’s house and remember thinking that the raindrops were so big and coming down so hard that it felt more like hail than rainfall. After being outside for only about a minute I was as drenched in water as if I’d just climbed out of a swimming pool. The heavy rain kept up and continued throughout the night and all the way through Thursday. So far, we’ve recorded six to eight inches of rainfall and nearly every waterway... Read More