Colorado hit by unusual weather event over the weekend.
DENVER (June 8, 2020) – According to the Colorado Climate Center at CSU, Saturday in Colorado saw what was probably the state’s first recorded derecho. What is a derecho? According to the Denver Post, a derecho is a wide and long-lived line of damage-producing severe thunderstorms. In other words, it was not a usual spring thunderstorm, but one with severe winds in excess of 50 MPH, and going over 75 MPH at times, spreading across a large part of the state.