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3 years 9 months ago

East Coast in for another scorcher

Forecasters say the day after one of the hottest in decades in the Eastern U.S. won't be any more comfortable. More of the same is forecast today with temperatures in the 90s to 100 degrees or more. The temperature broke records yesterday in New York, where it hit 103,...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Not again?! Here comes the next snow storm

Another potent spring storm will blast into eastern Colorado today. The first half of Friday will be rather quiet, but by afternoon winds will increase, clouds will increase and rain and snow will move first into the mountains and then spread along the I-25 corridor. Winter Storm Warnings are...

4 years 2 months ago

Last of storm fades away

Winds blowing from east to west kept Monday's storm around for longer than expected. Swirling moisture from New Mexico pushed back up against the mountains resulting in the snow overnight. Pueblo received as much as two more inches overnight. The clouds also kept temperatures warmer than expected -- in the...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado prairie dog takes on forecast

Who cares what the groundhog in Pennsylvania says today? The Denver Zoo has a furry forecaster who's already called for six more weeks of winter. The zoo is holding Prairie Dog Day Tuesday to coincide with Groundhog Day. A prairie dog named Digger who lives at the zoo already came...

1 year 5 months ago

Brad Sowder

Brad Sowder First Alert 5 Meteorologist Email Brad Friend Brad on Facebook Started at News First 5: October 2009 Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia Previous Station: KJCT News 8-TV, Grand Junction, Colorado Education: Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, University of North Carolina at Asheville ...

4 years 6 months ago

Wintry weekend on tap

Areas of fog, freezing fog and cold temps this morning. There have been numerous accidents in northern El Paso County near Woodmen & Powers....also plenty of accidents in and around Denver. By later today we will see some sunshine and warmer temps. Highs should be about 12-15 degrees warmer...

4 years 6 months ago

The wind is here--rain and snow coming

A cold front moving into Colorado is bringing strong winds to the state and is expected to also usher in rain and snow. The National Weather Service has issued high-wind and freeze warnings through early Thursday for western Colorado. Gusts of 50 mph and stronger have been reported around the...

1 year 10 months ago

Mike Madson

Mike Madson Meteorologist, First Alert 5 Weather Contact Mike by Email Follow Mike on Twitter Friend Mike on Facebook Read the "Ask Mike!" Weather Blog Started at News 5: May 2006, if you count the debut of "Mike and Mike on Mondays!" Hometown: Ogden,...

1 year 4 months ago

Mike Daniels

Mike is the weeknight Weather Anchor and has been forecasting the weather for KOAA for more than 20 years. Born and raised in Pueblo, Mike is used to the constantly changing weather patterns in Southern Colorado. When he is not monitoring the weather, Mike enjoys spending time outdoors...

1 year 4 weeks ago

Craig Eliot

Craig is originally from Seattle, Washington and came to KOAA-TV in December of 1995. He started in weather working with the CBS station in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1994. He completed his certification in Meteorology from Mississippi State University in 1996. Prior to that, he earned his undergraduate degree in...

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