Drought

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Denver Fest Aims To Involve Public In Water Issues

As Colorado prepares for what’s expected to be another dry summer, water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.

04/24/2013

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Denver Fest Aims To Involve Public In Water Issues

Water organizations are planning a free festival in Denver to raise awareness about what it takes to get clean water to people worldwide.

04/24/2013

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Snowpack Growing But Drought Conditions Exist Despite Recent Snow

With snow piling up in the high country and along the Front Range, Colorado’s snowpack is also growing.

04/18/2013

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Drought Conditions Still Exist Despite Recent Fort Collins Snow

Climatologists are happy to see all the moisture from recent snowfall in Northern Colorado but that doesn’t mean the severe drought conditions are over.

04/17/2013

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USDA OKs Drought Aid For Countries Around The West

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved new designations allowing farmers and ranchers around the West, including nine Colorado counties, to seek federal aid to get through the drought.

04/10/2013

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Topography, Elevation Play Role In Colorado’s Weather Extremes

Colorado can be a land of extremes when it comes to weather, with radical temperature swings and sudden storms. Learn more about it, and watch video from the CBS4 special “Eye on the Storm.”

04/10/2013

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Colorado Water Users Prepare For More Drought

Back-to-back, drought-plagued winters have prompted Colorado water users and providers to prepare for another dry year.

04/03/2013

Nolan Doesken, a CSU state climatologist, shows off a device used by weather spotters. (credit: CBS)

CSU Climatologists Need Help Keeping An Eye On Moisture Levels

Climatologists at Colorado State University want some help in tracking what promises to be another dry summer.

04/02/2013

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Colorado Farmers Holding Back On Corn Plantings

Farmers around the country collectively intend to plant more corn this year, but growers in dry Colorado are holding back.

03/29/2013

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Watering Limits Coming For Denver, Springs Utilities Customers

Colorado’s largest water utility is poised to declare a Stage 2 drought, meaning mandatory watering restrictions would kick in Monday.

03/26/2013

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