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A wet spring gives way to a dry fall, raising drought and wildfire concerns

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10min 16sec
Ryan Warner/CPR News
Fall comes to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in October, 2023.

In their regular chat about Colorado's climate and weather, Mike Nelson and Ryan Warner eat their words. Neither of them correctly guessed the first date of Denver's first measurable snowfall. Nelson, chief meteorologist at Denver7, explains the dangers of a wet spring that's followed by a dry fall. Plus, check out a tool that measures the influence of climate change on high temperatures where you live.