Cold conditions will continue through the end of the weekend. Highs will remain well below freezing for most, in the 20s. Snow showers will begin to the west by the mid afternoon with better chances for areas of snow along the I-25 corridor by evening. Head over to the "Weather" tab for more information on totals and timing.
The Perseid meteor showers are set to peak Friday night and Saturday Morning. Unfortunately, with a full moon, it will be difficult to see all but the brightest meteors.
Normally, the annual meteor shower generates 60 or more meteors per hour. This year, 20-30 per hour is the predicted peak.
If you’re having trouble seeing the meteors outside, there are a number of websites offering a view through your computer screen.
The meteor shower is caused each August when the Earth passes through a cloud of dust from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The ice and dust in the cloud burns up in the atmosphere, causing the spectacular show.
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