Snow, finally?

A much anticipated storm brought snow to the Denver area today. It remains to be seen whether or not it will produce the one half inch required at Denver International Airport to be recorded as our official first snow of the season.

But here is the storm track anticipated by the National Weather Service:

Image courtesy the Washington Post.

REALLY???!!!

I have never before seen a storm track that takes a right-angle turn.

And in this case, the turn takes the storm around Denver.

Sigh.

At least the mountains are expected to get significant amounts of the white stuff, which should improve the dismal snowpack.

Published by Amy Law

Amy Law is a science geek. She feels about science the way some people feel about music, or art, or sports – a total and complete emotional connection. She thinks in science. For Amy, there’s nothing better than helping people see the beauty of science as she does. She loves to untangle a complicated subject into its parts, explaining it so that anybody can understand what’s happening. Let her show you her world...

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