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A letter from the editor of 5280's November 2019 issue.

What the Heck Is a Snow Squall Warning?

The National Weather Service is rolling out a new severe weather alert that warns of intense, but short periods of snowfall and wind resulting in reduced visibility.

What You Need to Know About Proposition DD

This measure, which will be included on the statewide ballot in November, asks voters to legalize sports gambling to fund Colorado water projects.

We Went to Witness a Prescribed Burn—And It Became a Wildfire

A prescribed fire on the Ben Delatour Scout Ranch jumped its boundary on Wednesday, prompting evacuations in a nearby neighborhood. Though the Elk fire is small, it's an unfortunate turn of events for proponents of controlled burning.

Last Week’s Wild Weather Broke Records

Temperatures last week dropped from a high of 83 degrees on Wednesday to a record low of nine degrees on Friday. Here's how it happened and when to expect more winter weather. 

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