Dry winter delivers a drought

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Dry winter delivers a drought

‘We’re going to need a fair amount of rain or snow’
Dry, cracked earth has been appearing around La Plata County because of high winds, warmer-than-normal temperatures and lack of precipitation. A meteorologist with the National Weather Service says the Southwest hasn’t been this dry since 2002, the year of the Missionary Ridge Fire.

Dry winter delivers a drought

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Dry, cracked earth has been appearing around La Plata County because of high winds, warmer-than-normal temperatures and lack of precipitation. A meteorologist with the National Weather Service says the Southwest hasn’t been this dry since 2002, the year of the Missionary Ridge Fire.
On the net

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction: www.crh.noaa.gov/gjt/
The Climate Prediction Center: www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/

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