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1 week ago

Lightning Safety in the Mountains

Lightning is one of the greatest hazards to outdoor recreation in the summer months, especially in mountain ranges such as the Rockies where…
2 weeks ago

Understanding the Various Types of Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms come in a variety of shapes in sizes.
3 weeks ago

Three Key Ingredients for Mountain Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms are a common occurrence in mountain environments during the warmer months, and represent one of the greater weather hazards fo…
4 weeks ago

NEW: Global Air Quality Forecast Map

You can now plan activities around air quality with our new global map layer that provides forecasts for the next 5 days.
1 month ago

Understanding Ridges and Troughs

When evaluating ridges and troughs, meteorologists look at wind and pressure both at the surface and in the upper levels of the atmosphere.
2 months ago

April 2022 Snowpack Update

The map below shows the percent of snowpack compared to the average snowpack for that day.
2 months ago

Final 21/22 Episode - The Flakes Podcast

In the final Flakes Podcast of the 21/22 season, BA, Mike, and Evan run through the top snow reports from the past week, the upcoming snow …
2 months ago

New Tram, Who Dis - The Snow Report Show with Halley O'Brien

In this week's episode of The Snow Report Show, Halley breaks down an impressive pond skim at Northstar, the new tram at Snowbird, before p…
2 months ago

End of Season Boom or Bust - The Flakes Podcast

In this week's episode of The Flakes Podcast, BA and Mike run through the top snow reports from the past week, the upcoming snow forecast, …
2 months ago

TRIP REPORT: Cuchara Mountain Park, CO - March 2022

Cuchara Mountain Park in southern Colorado just north of the New Mexico border is nestled between the towering Spanish Peaks to the east and…
3 months ago

Western Heat Wave - The Flakes Podcast

In this week's episode of The Flakes Podcast, BA, Mike, and Evan run through the top snow reports from the past week, the upcoming snow for…
3 months ago

WATCH: Tikka to the Rescue

The Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment (C-RAD) is a nonprofit organization that was made to help cultivate, inspire, and produce dog teams…