Colorado officials are updating the outlook for spring and summer water supplies as the mountain snowpack falls behind normal and wildfire danger increases.
Colorado water officials will get an update on mountain snowpack and an early look at potential flooding threats from spring runoff Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Wolf Creek Pass as Pacific moisture brings heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide through Monday.
Rocky Mountain National Park has had its ups and downs during the past century. In the 1940s, gas rationing cut attendance, and the park is still trying to recover from devastating floods in 2013.
Strong winds are warming up parts of Colorado but also creating travel problems.
Just like the mountains play an important role in winter storms, they also help determine who sees bitter cold.
A strong winter storm is moving into the Colorado mountains and it is expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow to some areas by Monday.
A fast-moving snowstorm brought more than a foot of snow to some areas of the Colorado mountains as remnants of the so-called Pineapple Express band of storms headed across the Eastern Plains on Saturday and began losing steam.
The federal government is making more than 90 percent of the 2.2-million-acre White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration.
Two high profile Colorado ski resorts are pushing back their opening dates due to a lack of snow and warm weather in the high country.