After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.
Social issues and the weather found center stage in the first half of 2014 in Colorado, with legal pot and not-so-legal gay marriage claiming the headlines.
The warm temperatures across Colorado the past two days and recent severe storms have created some issues on the western half of the state with regards to flooding.
As the snowpack in the mountains begins to melt Colorado rafting companies report a good season so far.
If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.
Aspen is marking the unofficial start of summer with more skiing.
The Mother’s Day snowstorm that hit Colorado put the state’s snowpack well over 100 percent of normal.
Colorado’s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.
Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.
Spring melt is causing concerns in the mountains as creeks and rivers start to rise.