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Snow surveyors measure the snowpack on Berthoud Pass in this undated file photo. (credit: CBS)

Southwestern Dust Found In Snow Across Colorado

Dust blown in from the Southwest settled on snow over many of Colorado’s mountains during this week’s storm and will eventually affect how fast the snowpack melts and possibly how much water the state can hold onto.

04/19/2013

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Snowpack Growing But Drought Conditions Exist Despite Recent Snow

With snow piling up in the high country and along the Front Range, Colorado’s snowpack is also growing.

04/18/2013

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Tough Water Restrictions Continue Despite Fresh Snow

Tough watering restrictions will remain in place this summer for Denver Water customers despite this week’s snowstorms.

04/17/2013

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Spring Storm Bringing Needed Snow To Colorado

A slow moving spring storm is bringing much-needed moisture to parts of the Rockies and the Plains, but winds are raising the wildfire danger to the south.

04/16/2013

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Topography, Elevation Play Role In Colorado’s Weather Extremes

Colorado can be a land of extremes when it comes to weather, with radical temperature swings and sudden storms. Learn more about it, and watch video from the CBS4 special “Eye on the Storm.”

04/10/2013

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Side Streets Will Stay Icy For A Couple Of Days

Up to 16 inches of snow fell in some parts of the Denver metro area over the weekend. With temperatures staying below freezing for a few days side streets could stay icy for a while.

03/24/2013

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Decision Time For Colorado Farmers As Drought Looms

Brown stalks of corn sliced off a few inches above the ground stretch across a field at Ackerman Farms north of Fort Collins, where Eldon Ackerman’s family has farmed since 1928.

03/23/2013

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Stability Tests Don’t Build Confidence In The Snowpack

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center stays stability tests are not inspiring confidence in the snowpack.

03/17/2013

Lynn Fagerberg of Fagerberg Farms talks with CBS4's Ty Brennan (credit: CBS)

Recent Moisture A Godsend For Farmers, But Is It Enough?

Farming is big business in Colorado and spring planting is just around the corner. After a dry winter recent moisture has been a godsend, but farmers are still worried about this year’s water supply.

03/12/2013

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Latest Snowstorm Didn’t Halt The Drought, But It Will Help Farmers A Bit

Sunday’s snowstorm dumped close to a foot of snow across the Front Range, but that barely put a dent in our severe ongoing drought.

02/26/2013

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