monsoon http://kvnf.org en iSeeChange: Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-bird-watching-north-fork-gunnison <p>On the <a href="http://thealmanac.org/year.php">Almanac</a> last week, P Kaech reported seeing snow on the top of Mt. Baldy near Crested Butte, and Andrea Lecos noticed that monsoon rains have brought up mosquitoes and other insects. Humans may hate the bugs, but birds are feasting on them.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Marty Durlin 13466 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison KVNF Live - Mountain Heart & the Matt Flinner Trio http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-live-mountain-heart-matt-flinner-trio <p>For your listening pleasure, here is audio from Week 2 of the Ridgway Concert Series, featuring Mountain Heart and opening act The Matt Flinner Trio. Your host for the broadcast was KVNF volunteer Jon Hickam.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 02:33:35 +0000 Jeff Reynolds 13202 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Live - Mountain Heart & the Matt Flinner Trio iSeeChange: Eyes of the Storm - Monsoon Forecasting http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-eyes-storm-monsoon-forecasting <p>If you've followed the weather for even the past few days, daily whether predications have been pretty, well, predictable: sunny in the morning, cloudy in the afternoon, a chance of rain as the day wears on and the sun starts to drop.</p><p>The Monsoon season has arrived in Colorado, the annual time when hot, high pressure in the atmosphere moves east across the Continental Divide and cool, moist air comes trailing in behind it. It's a reliable weather pattern, but exactly how reliable?&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:51:02 +0000 Travis Bubenik 13181 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Eyes of the Storm - Monsoon Forecasting iSeeChange: Predicting Rain http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-predicting-rain <p>The summer monsoons have finally arrived in Colorado. And when it rains it pours. Highway 24 between Redcliff and Leadville washed out yesterday, and ditches have flooded more local roads as well. But at the same time, neighbors down the road don’t get a drop.</p><p>For the iSeeChange project,&nbsp;KVNF’s Julia Kumari Drapkin asked Colorado’s state climatologist about why it’s so hard to predict when and where it will rain.</p><p><font size="3">Produced by Julia Kumari Drapkin, the iSeeChange project at KVNF is part of&nbsp;Localore, a nationwide&nbsp;production of AIR&nbsp;designed to accelerate transformation and extend public service media to all Americans. &nbsp;&nbsp;KVNF was selected as&nbsp;one of &nbsp;only 10 Localore stations across the country—learn more at <a href="http://airmediaworks.org" target="_blank">airmediaworks.org</a>.&nbsp;Localore is&nbsp;funded by the Corporation for Public&nbsp;Broadcasting, the Wyncote Foundation, the John T. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.&nbsp;Interactive storytelling partner Zeega co-produced <a href="http://TheAlmanac.org" target="_blank">TheAlmanac.org</a> with iSeeChange.</font></p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 18:07:22 +0000 Julia Kumari Drapkin 3876 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Predicting Rain