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‘Exceptional’ Drought Rating Lifted In Southeastern Colorado

Parts of Colorado are still very dry but the state no longer has any areas with the most severe drought conditions.

08/14/2014

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Monsoon Helps Ease Drought In Southwest States

A generous monsoon has helped ease drought conditions in Colorado and the Southwest, but parts of the hard-hit southern Plains still have a long way to go.

08/07/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.

08/04/2014

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July 2014: One Of Wettest On Record For Denver

An active month with heavy monsoon rainfall has pushed July 2014 into the top 10 wettest on record for Denver.

07/31/2014

Researchers say even a limited nuclear exchange would threaten all life on Earth. (Getty Images)

Study: ‘Small’ Nuclear War Would Destroy The World

With an estimated 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world, we have the power to exterminate humanity many times over.

03/26/2014

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NASA Measures Snowpack In Colorado, California

The snowpack atop mountain peaks in California and Colorado has a new set of eyes watching from high above to better gauge the amount of water that will rumble down rivers and streams each spring as runoff.

03/26/2014

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Wildfire Season Outlook Mixed Across Colorado

Many factors will play into this year’s fire season, including drought, winter snow and this summer’s weather pattern.

03/20/2014

CBS4's Shaun Boyd talks with scienttist Klaus Wolter with the NOAA (credit: CBS)

NOAA Scientists Looking At Link Between Flooding And Climate Change

It’s ironic and convenient they are located in Boulder where the flood did some of its worst damage. They are analyzing all the data to determine whether this is truly the 100-year flood or brought on by climate change.

09/27/2013

Bill Haserbush shows CBS4's Tom Mustin damage on his farm. (credit: CBS)

Longmont Farmer Who Battled Drought Now Dealing With Flooding

Until last week, drought had been Longmont farmer Bill Haserbush’s biggest concern.

09/17/2013

The Colorado River (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Feds Begin Colorado River Water Drought Measures

After back-to-back driest years in a century on the Colorado River, federal water managers are giving Arizona and Nevada a 50-50 chance of having water deliveries cut in 2016.

08/16/2013

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