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Another Colorado River Closed To Boating Due To High Water

Signs went up Wednesday warning boaters to stay off a section of the Blue River in Summit County due to high water dangers.

06/18/2015

Meteorologist Justin McHeffey in the Mobile Weather Lab shows the runoff from Lake Granby (credit: CBS)

High Country Snowmelt = Increased Spring Runoff

All the spring snow that fell in the high country last month has started to melt which is causing a lot of runoff along the Front Range.

06/03/2015

Power lines in Fairplay on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

‘Absolutely Crazy,’ Says Fairplay Resident About All The Spring Snow

Approximately 3,600 customers in Park County were without power because of Tuesday’s snowfall.

05/19/2015

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Colorado Experts To Update Snowpack, Flood Outlook

Colorado water officials will get an update on mountain snowpack and an early look at potential flooding threats from spring runoff Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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Colorado Wants To Capture Every Legal Drop Of State’s Snowmelt

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out a first-of-its kind water plan Wednesday, a draft plan to address the state’s projected future water shortage.

12/10/2014

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

With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields Its Water

With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring.

12/09/2014

The waters of Boulder Creek rushes downstream September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week has fueled widespread flooding  and evacuations in numerous Colorado towns, with the area reportedly already having received 15 inches of rain.  Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings For Northern & Central Colorado

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings or advisories Saturday for much of northern and parts of central Colorado.

05/31/2014

Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Snowpack Drops 2 Inches In 2 Days; 13 More Inches To Go

Many Colorado rivers will likely stay fast and high well into the month of June.

05/30/2014

The Cache La Poudre River on Monday, May 26, 2014.  (credit: CBS)

Worst May Be Yet To Come As Snowmelt Pushes Colorado Rivers Higher

Warm temperatures and the threat for more afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast.

05/27/2014

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Flood Concern Growing With Snowmelt, Potential Weekend Rain

If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.

05/23/2014

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