Quick-moving storm blankets high country in new snow

A fast-moving winter storm in Southwest Colorado came and went early Thursday, leaving a fresh layer of snow in the high country and bringing mostly a rain/snow mixture to lower elevations. Tom...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

With avalanche danger high, Red Mountain Pass closes ‘until further notice’

U.S. Highway 550 at Red Mountain Pass will remain closed until further notice as avalanche danger and adverse winter weather conditions have made driving the treacherous mountain road too...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Third wave of snow expected to affect travel Tuesday in Southwest Colorado

A winter weather advisory has been issued for Southwest Colorado as the third wave of a winter storm is expected to hit the region Monday evening and last until Tuesday. The National Weather...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

One, two, three storm punch for Southwest Colorado

Get ready for some snow in Southwest Colorado. A series of winter storms over the next few days are expected to bring much needed moisture to the region, said Mike Charnick, a meteorologist for the...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wednesday storm could bring 8 inches of snow to San Juan Mountains

A storm expected to hit Southwest Colorado on Wednesday could bring between 4 to 8 inches of snow in the San Juan Mountains with up to half an inch of accumulation in Durango and Pagosa Springs....

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plowed in by snow? Welcome to mountain living

With winter weather finally arriving in Durango, some residents may be wondering why they’re having to dig out of a mountain of snow caused by the city’s snowplows. The answer, quite simply, is...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Temperatures drop below zero across Southwest Colorado

If residents of Southwest Colorado felt a deep chill in the air Wednesday morning, nobody would blame them: The mercury dipped to new lows based on at least two decades of record-keeping. The...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver identified in last week’s fatal crash on U.S. Highway 550

A 66-year-old man from Grand Junction died in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that closed the mountain passes between Durango and Silverton for about five hours. Colorado State Patrol Capt....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather disrupts travel, schools across Southwest Colorado

Travel and schools were impacted Monday morning after a winter storm caused inclement weather throughout Southwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday morning...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Approaching storms expected to drop more snow on Southwest Colorado

More snow is expected for Southwest Colorado as a storm moves through the region this weekend, with another following next week. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm dumps 10 inches in Durango, more expected this week

At long last, Durango received its first significant snowfall in nearly three weeks – a boon to local ski resorts and a region in prolonged drought, but a wrench in Tuesday morning’s commute. The...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can NASA satellites help monitor snowpack across the American Southwest?

SILVERTON – Understanding how much snowpack lies in the mountains of the American Southwest is critical for communities in the region, and an unsung project led by NASA may bring the next great...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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