Daily Archives: July 28, 2008

Flash Flood Season in the Rocky Mountain West – Just a Reminder

Jeff Braun This is just a brief reminder that it is monsoon/(FLASH) flood season here in Colorado and the rest of the Rocky Mountain West and adjacent High Plains.  While this region is no stranger to flooding conditions…particularly in the … Continue reading

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Hello Dolly! Tropical Cyclone Season has “un”officially arrived!

Jeff Braun As Hurricane Dolly made its way into southern Texas July 24, 2008 with 100+ mph winds, drenching a 40 mile wide and 100mile long stretch, along and north of the Rio Grande River, with anywhere between 8 and 22 inches of rain, … Continue reading

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