KUSA - When weather happens in Colorado, our viewers are vital to help us be everywhere.
Volunteers are needed to measure precipitation in their own backyards and report their observations through a weather network called CoCoRaHS, which stands for Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network.
These measurements are being used for important daily and long term decision making on drought, agriculture, recreation, teachers, and even homeowners. Many of these measurements and storm reports are used on-air by the 9News Meteorologists.
It's easy and takes five minutes a day.
Training sessions are scheduled for the Denver area through the end of August. A schedule is located here: www.cocorahs.org/state.aspx
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