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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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Mother’s Day Storm Pushes Colorado Snowpack Past 100 Percent

The Mother’s Day snowstorm that hit Colorado put the state’s snowpack well over 100 percent of normal.

05/14/2014

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Crews Demolishing Flood Damaged Homes

Crews in Larimer County will start demolishing a home damaged in the flooding last September.

05/06/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

Melting Snow Equals Cash Flow For Rafting Industry

Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.

04/24/2014

Portions of Colorado's Front Range foothills continue to have a higher than normal flood risk this spring. (credit: CBS)

Lyons Meteorologist Helping Create New Flood Watch Network

As streams rise from melting snow this spring, citizens will track how flood levels have changed since last year’s flood.

04/23/2014

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