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A bridge along Highway 285 over the South Platte River (credit: CBS)

Snow Melt Causes Rising River Levels, Puts Bridges At Risk

As the temperatures rise, the increased snow melt in the mountains is causing concern along the South Platte River where the water is threatening a bridge.

06/09/2015

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

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Avalanche Conditions Will Become Dangerous With Slow Storm

The spring storm moving slowly across Colorado is expected to dump more than 2 feet of snow in parts the mountains by the end of Friday, making avalanche conditions dangerous.

04/16/2015

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Colorado Reviews Water, Fire Outlook As Snow Falls Behind

Colorado officials are updating the outlook for spring and summer water supplies as the mountain snowpack falls behind normal and wildfire danger increases.

04/15/2015

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Despite Poor Snowpack, Good Planning Has Colorado Above Average For Water

It appears drought restrictions may not be necessary this year, according to Denver Water — despite water becoming a scarcity in the states to the west. Although the annual watering rules will still be in place.

04/07/2015

The Colorado River (credit: Shannon Cordingly/Eagle County Sheriff's Office)

Rocky Mountain Snow Offers Scant Encouragement To California

Drought-weary Californians can’t expect much encouragement from mountains elsewhere in the West: Snow that fills the Colorado River is lagging, too.

04/03/2015

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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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NOAA Declares El Niño, But Spring Impacts To Colorado Uncertain

El Niño is a warming of sea surface temperatures in the western and central Pacific Ocean which can have an impact on global climate patterns.

03/05/2015

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Storm Boosts Colorado Snowpack, Especially In Southwest

More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.

03/03/2015

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Colorado Mountain Snow Is Bright Spot During Drought In West

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West.

02/18/2015

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