What will La Niña mean for winter in Southwest Colorado?

Avid skiers, sit down – could 2020 bring any more bad news? Yes, of course: The Climate Prediction Center forecasts a 75% chance of a La Niña winter forming from December through February. La Niña...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

September snow doesn’t faze Southwest Coloradans

From hot summer days to a wave of wildfire smoke and a cold blast from Canada, the past week has brought topsy-turvy weather to Southwest Colorado and thoughts of ski season. The state was enjoying...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Temperatures plunge as cold front sweeps over Southwest Colorado

An unusual late-summer rain and snowstorm arrived in Southwest Colorado on Tuesday afternoon, highlighting a topsy-turvy few days for weather in the region. Although record high temperatures...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

June storm brings snow to San Juan Mountains

A rare June storm blanketed several inches of snow across Southwest Colorado, with both Silverton and Telluride reporting about a half-foot of snow accumulation. Mike Charnick, a meteorologist with...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s June, and snow is in the forecast for the San Juan Mountains

Snow – yes, snow – is predicted to hit the high country of Southwest Colorado on Monday night. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction says precipitation is expected to hit high elevations...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow expected in the high country Friday in Southwest Colorado

A late winter storm is expected to drop moisture in Southwest Colorado on Friday, but snow and freezing conditions likely will be limited to the high country, according to the National Weather...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunday storm may reach S.W. Colorado

A storm blowing across the state on Sunday and Monday may reach Southwest Colorado, with up to 4 inches of snow predicted above 9,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains, according to the National...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where is the lower-elevation snow for Southwest Colorado?

Snowpack in the high country of Southwest Colorado seems on track with historic averages so far this winter, but a near complete lack of snow in lower elevations and valleys has drawn concern about...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chain laws in effect for Southwest Colorado mountain passes

Chain and traction laws were in effect Monday for Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes for a snowstorm hitting the high country of Southwest Colorado. According to the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado could ring in new year with winter storm

A New Year’s Day storm is expected to dump a moderate amount of snow across Southwest Colorado, but not enough to change severe drought conditions being experienced by this corner of the state,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coal Bank, Molas, Red Mountain passes reopen Saturday

Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes opened Saturday after winter storms dropped feet of snow the past few days in the San Juan Mountains. Colorado Department of Transportation reopened Red...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango likely to wake up to white Christmas

Residents across Southwest Colorado are likely to wake up to a snowy Christmas morning and could see more during the day Wednesday. Durango was expected to receive 2 to 4 inches of snow overnight...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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