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U.S. Geological Survey

(credit: usgs.gov)

Earthquake Shakes Southern Colorado

An earthquake shook Southern Colorado Thursday night.

12/09/2011

People gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.8 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline.  (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Quake Expert Says Dual Quakes Unrelated

The earthquake that struck Virginia on Tuesday hit an area that historically is not seismically active — and there’s no connection with another rare quake that struck Colorado.

08/23/2011

The Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves (credit: yampahspa.com)

High Water Prompts Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves Closure

High runoff from the state’s record snowpack levels has prompted the temporary closure of the Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves spa, a popular attraction in Glenwood Springs.

06/12/2011

The Elk River on June 6 (credit: CBS)

Elk River Sets New Record For Water Flow

The record snowpack in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado has also been creating record river flows as the snow begins to melt in the rising June temperatures.

06/08/2011

Bob Brandle breaks up ice dams. (credit: CBS)

Snowpack Beginning To Melt

Snowpack levels in Colorado’s high country are still well above normal for this time of year. Warm spring weather could change that quickly.

03/17/2011

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