Posts Categorized: Events

US Pro Cycling Challenge: Lightning

Posted by Joel Gratz & filed under Events.

As I wrote in yesterday’s post, the biggest weather concern for the US Pro Cycling Challenge will be midday and afternoon thunderstorms. Here’s a quick update to the forecast, and below are a few lightning safety tips so that you don’t get zapped while watching the race. Monday and Tuesday have lower chances of storms. [...]

US Pro Cycling Challenge: How wx affects cycling races

Posted by Joel Gratz & filed under Events.

The US Pro Cycling Challenge is coming up in just a few days, and what seemed like a distant vision just a few months ago is now creating buzz across Colorado and the cycling community. This is a big race not just because it will have full TV coverage on Versus and NBC, but because [...]

Tour de France Stage 18: Weather wrap-up

Posted by Joel Gratz & filed under Event Forecasts, Events.

Stage 18 features three ridiculous mountain climbs, and also some interesting talk about the weather. First, who knew that Cadel Evans (Australia) is such a Geek? Yes, he did just use the word “algorithm” in an interview. He just went up a few notches in our book. As we noted in the weather forecast for [...]

Go see RedBull Illume this weekend

Posted by Joel Gratz & filed under Events.

This is a guest post by Sari Levy. She enjoys writing and is better at it than most meteorologists. If you needed any more reminding about how lame life in a cubicle is, take a trip to Downtown Denver.  There is a free photo exhibit (through Sunday, June 12th) that showcases the world’s best outdoor [...]