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By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
October 2, 2013; 7:37 PM ET
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On today's edition of AccuWeather LIVE, we covered hurricane updates, the climate change debate and discussed the potential impacts of the Colorado flooding on the area's tourism.

To kick-off the show, Justin Povick talked about our forecast and Marja Martinez went over the week's extreme weather video.

Jennifer Correa weighed-in with an update on hurricane activity in the tropics and Tropical Storm Karen's track.

AccuWeather Meteorologist Jim Dickey then covered the latest news on the climate change debate. Last Friday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Working Group 1 reported that it reinforces the idea of human-caused climate change. We sat down with one of the reports lead authors, Dr. Chris Forest, and learned more about how climate model projections are done.

AccuWeather Hurricane Center
IPCC Report Reenforces Idea of Human-Caused Climate Change
Colorado Floods Could Spell Disaster for Winter Tourism

As always, Evan Myers and Bernie Rayno weighed-in with their "By the Numbers" segment. They also went over viewers' comments and answered viewers' questions.

As we transition into the fall season, Violeta Yas explained that even as early as October the Northeast can receive snow.

Next, Meteorologist Andrew Baglini discussed how the recent flooding in Colorado could potentially influence the state's popular winter tourism.

To conclude the segment, Mark Mancuso shared viewers' comments and pictures.

Be sure to send us your pictures, questions and comments to our Facebook, Twitter or Google+ accounts for a chance to see them on the show next week.


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