Colorado Snowpack Monitoring Experts See Some Warning Signs, Anticipate Lower Stream Flow RunoffSpring runoff is usually marked by swelling muddy waterways, but this season things may look a little different.
Monster Storm Still Not Enough To Bring State Out Of DroughtAny snow is welcome snow in moisture-starved Colorado, but even two feet is too little to bring us out of the drought.
Good News: Colorado Snowpack Climbs After Recent StormsSome of the northern mountains could get up to a foot of new snow with this next storm.
Concern For Colorado Reservoir Water Levels As Drought Conditions PersistThere are many ways to gauge the severity of a drought. This winter in Colorado, all you have to do is look around.
Drought In Colorado Has Not Been This Bad Since 2002Drought continues to worsen with more than a quarter of Colorado now experiencing exceptional drought. It's the driest the state has been in 18 years.
Colorado Mountain Snowpack Running 107% Of Average Thanks To Recent StormsMore snow will fall in the mountains later this week as a new storm moves in from the Pacific Ocean.
Colorado Snowpack Off To A Good 2020 Start With Abundant Mountain SnowColorado is starting off 2020 with plenty of snow in the mountains.
Denver Water Reports Third Highest October Snowpack On RecordThe October snow allowed many of Colorado's northern and central mountain ski resorts to open early.
Severe Drought Back In Southwest Colorado As Snowpack Lags BehindThe San Juan River Basin is well below where it should be in terms of snowfall for early November.
Colorado Rivers Still Rising, Swift Flows To Last Well Into SummerSeveral waterways have flood alerts in effect, especially across south-central Colorado.
Silverthorne Now Offering Sandbags In Preparation Of SnowmeltSilverthorne town officials have started handing out sandbags in preparation of high runoff water they expect from the winter's snowpack.
Avalanche Debris Forces Prolonged Closure At Maroon BellsThe U.S. Forest Service says the popular Maroon Bells Scenic Area in western Colorado will not open as scheduled May 15.
With Debris-Filled Snowpack, Officials Are Concerned About Spring RunoffEmergency managers in Summit County are watching the rivers and streams closely as warm temperatures and above average snowpack could lead to serious flooding this spring.
Most Of Southwest Colorado In 'Drought Recovery' As Snowpack SurgesColorado's snowpack is now over 140 percent of normal thanks to a series of winter storms.
Warnings Extended As 346 Avalanches In 7 Days Bury Parts of ColoradoThe first avalanche of the 2018-19 season was documented on October 12, 2018. Nearly two thousand have been recorded since.