U.S. Drought Monitor

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‘Exceptional’ Drought Rating Lifted In Southeastern Colorado

Parts of Colorado are still very dry but the state no longer has any areas with the most severe drought conditions.

08/14/2014

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Monsoon Helps Ease Drought In Southwest States

A generous monsoon has helped ease drought conditions in Colorado and the Southwest, but parts of the hard-hit southern Plains still have a long way to go.

08/07/2014

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Man Dies When Trailer Collapses In Wind On Southeastern Plains

A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains.

07/30/2014

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Monsoon Brings More Relief To Drought-Stricken SE Colorado

It’s inch by inch! Or maybe acre by acre. But either way, we’ll take every bit of improvement we can get in this part of the state.

07/24/2014

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Watering Limits Coming For Denver, Springs Utilities Customers

Colorado’s largest water utility is poised to declare a Stage 2 drought, meaning mandatory watering restrictions would kick in Monday.

03/26/2013

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Major Winter Storm Moves Into Western Colorado

A vigorous winter storm is moving across western Colorado.

01/28/2013

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