Snowpack

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Mother’s Day Storm Pushes Colorado Snowpack Past 100 Percent

The Mother’s Day snowstorm that hit Colorado put the state’s snowpack well over 100 percent of normal.

05/14/2014

An image of a small avalanche on Berthoud Pass on Saturday (credit: CAIC)

May Snowstorm Heightens Avalanche Risks

Colorado’s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.

05/12/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

Melting Snow Equals Cash Flow For Rafting Industry

Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.

04/24/2014

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Crews Work To Avoid Flooding Problem In Housing Development Near Leadville

Spring melt is causing concerns in the mountains as creeks and rivers start to rise.

04/22/2014

Dillon Reservoir on Monday (credit: CBS)

Dillon Reservoir Could Fill For The First Time In Years

The mountain snow is melting and it looks like Colorado’s white winter in the high country will bring good news for residents along the Front Range.

04/21/2014

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High Country Businesses Reveling In Good Snowpack

Two years after seeing a historic low, Vail Valley businesses are celebrating a good snow year.

04/08/2014

An "Avalauncher" (credit: CBS)

ATF Takes Over Colorado Avalanche Blast Probe

Federal investigators are trying to determine why an avalanche shell exploded Monday while state workers were trying to fire a round up a hillside to clear chasms filled with snow near Interstate-70.

04/01/2014

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More Snow, Windy Conditions Could Mean More Avalanches

Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.

03/30/2014

The Colorado River (credit: CBS)

Winter Storm Could Push Spring Flood Risk Even Higher

Snowpack in some of Colorado’s high country is the highest seen in decades.

03/26/2014

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NASA Measures Snowpack In Colorado, California

The snowpack atop mountain peaks in California and Colorado has a new set of eyes watching from high above to better gauge the amount of water that will rumble down rivers and streams each spring as runoff.

03/26/2014

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