Dry Soil To Absorb Some Snowmelt Heading to Colorado RiverStorms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the river and the 40 million people depending on it for water.
Study: Farms, Hydropower At Risk In West's Changing ClimateClimate change could upset the complex interplay of rain, snow and temperature in the West, hurting food production, the environment and electrical generation at dams, the federal government warned Tuesday.
Another Colorado River Closed To Boating Due To High WaterSigns went up Wednesday warning boaters to stay off a section of the Blue River in Summit County due to high water dangers.
High Country Snowmelt = Increased Spring RunoffAll 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.
'Absolutely Crazy,' Says Fairplay Resident About All The Spring SnowApproximately 3,600 customers in Park County were without power because of Tuesday's snowfall.
Colorado Experts To Update Snowpack, Flood OutlookColorado water officials will get an update on mountain snowpack and an early look at potential flooding threats from spring runoff Tuesday.
Colorado Wants To Capture Every Legal Drop Of State's SnowmeltColorado 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.
With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields Its WaterWith 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.
Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings For Northern & Central ColoradoThe National Weather Service has issued flood warnings or advisories Saturday for much of northern and parts of central Colorado.
Snowpack Drops 2 Inches In 2 Days; 13 More Inches To GoMany Colorado rivers will likely stay fast and high well into the month of June.
Worst May Be Yet To Come As Snowmelt Pushes Colorado Rivers HigherWarm temperatures and the threat for more afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast.
Flood Concern Growing With Snowmelt, Potential Weekend RainIf you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.