Recent Storms Help Ease Drought In Eastern Colorado

By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – There’s good news to report with regard to Colorado’s drought.

The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows drought conditions have decreased since the beginning of spring.

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In fact as of May 4 only metro Denver and parts of the foothills remain in moderate drought.

Long-range forecasts indicate that after a dry and mild weekend ahead the weather pattern could turn stormy again by the middle of May.

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Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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