Snowpack

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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

CAIC forecaster Scott Toepfer (credit: CBS)

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

Traffic at the Eisenhower Tunnel Sunday morning (credit: CDOT)

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

Cross country skiing on Tennessee Pass (credit: CBS)

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

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

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.

08/04/2014

Patrons at a marijuana store celebrate its opening in January. (credit: CBS)

Marijuana, Gay Marriage Lead Top 6 Colorado News Stories Of First Half Of 2014

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.

07/08/2014

Lake County Road 9 closed for concerns of water damage (credit: CBS)

Flooding Concerns Rise In Western Colorado, High Country

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.

05/29/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

High Country Rafting Companies Enjoying Successful Season So Far

As the snowpack in the mountains begins to melt Colorado rafting companies report a good season so far.

05/26/2014

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