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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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Storm Drops Nearly 1.5 Feet Of Snow On Parts Of Colorado

A Presidents Day storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Colorado mountains Monday and left some roads in Denver and Colorado Springs glazed with ice for the morning commute.

02/16/2015

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174 Record Temperatures In 15 Days Taking Toll On Colorado’s Snowpack

If you think it’s been unusually warm over the past two weeks, you’re right!

02/10/2015

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Western Experts Gather For Regional Drought Forum

Experts from across the West are gathering in New Mexico to discuss the effects of drought on recreation and tourism.

01/28/2015

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New Snow Will Increase The Already Moderate Avalanche Danger

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center shows nearly all of Colorado’s high country is ripe for an avalanche and forecasters have their eyes on how the new snow is going to change things.

01/20/2015

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Snowy Conditions, Accidents In Colorado Mountains

Several accidents and snowy conditions closed Interstate-70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel for a short time on Sunday.

10/12/2014

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State’s Water Interests Converge On Tennessee Pass

A water-measuring flume on a ditch sitting exactly astride Tennessee pass outside Leadville might be as good a place as any to bring Western and Eastern Slope interests together to talk about water.

10/04/2014

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