State Climatologist Explains Wacky Weather

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Story Produced by Pat Mack

In recent weeks, metro Denver and northern Colorado have seen flash floods, stunning lightning and thunder, and hail. Yet while some communities have had more rain than their drains can handle, others are bone dry. Counties in southeastern and central Colorado have been declared disaster areas because of drought. Ryan Warner finds out what's happening from state climatologist Nolan Doesken.

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