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.
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.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings or advisories Saturday for much of northern and parts of central Colorado.
Many Colorado rivers will likely stay fast and high well into the month of June.
Warm temperatures and the threat for more afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast.
If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.
The Mother’s Day snowstorm that hit Colorado put the state’s snowpack well over 100 percent of normal.
Crews in Larimer County will start demolishing a home damaged in the flooding last September.
Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.
As streams rise from melting snow this spring, citizens will track how flood levels have changed since last year’s flood.