Andy Stein, informally and socially known as “Rain or Shine, I’m Andy Stein,” writes articles about the weather and climate of Colorado. Originally from the Southeast, Andy moved to Colorado in late 2016 and has been enjoying the Centennial state ever since. He originally worked as a broadcast meteorologist for several local news stations, eventually climbing the ladder to a national weather news station. Andy found his way to 5280 in 2019 where he breaks down big-picture meteorological events for the masses. When he’s not talking trade winds and thermal trough, Andy enjoys spending time with his spouse and sheltie. You can find Andy on KRDO News in Colorado Springs every once in a while, on social media and most recently, working with PSIA-AASI as the marketing manager and meteorologist.
As we approach what would typically be monsoon season in the Centennial State, the ongoing La Niña weather pattern we’ve been experiencing is looking as if it will stay put. That could mean worsening drought conditions across Colorado and the Southwest.