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Major snowstorm rings in 2019 for Southwest Colorado

It’s only fitting that on the last day of 2018 – which was one of the worst drought years in recorded history – a snowstorm would dump on Southwest Colorado. That’s exactly what happened. And what...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

More snow expected late Monday, early Tuesday

It’s only fitting that the last day of 2018 – which was one of the worst drought years in recorded history – ends on a snowy note. Dennis Phillips, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm blankets Montezuma County with heavy, wet snow

A Christmas storm dumped 3.2 inches of snow in Cortez and about 6 inches in Dolores overnight Tuesday. For Cortez, the heavy, wet snow had a snow-water equivalent of about 5-to-1, said Jim Andrus,...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm watch issued for San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a winter storm watch advisory that will remain in effect from Tuesday morning until Wednesday evening. During this time, the National...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s our chance of a white Christmas in Durango?

Hoping for a white Christmas in Durango? It’s going to be a close call. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction is tracking a storm system that could hit Southwest Colorado on Christmas...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter snow gets off to a good start in Cortez

Snowfall in Cortez this winter has already surpassed the total for all of last winter, said Jim Andrus, local weather observer for the National Weather Service. As of Dec. 6, winter snowfall...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. Friday

Light snowfall arrived Thursday morning in Durango ahead of a weather system that prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for most of Southwest Colorado. The...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can El Niño undo the damage?

Even if El Niño materializes and brings a wet winter to the West, it likely will not be enough to bring the Four Corners out of an exceptional drought, weather forecasters said this week. It would...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Getting ready for more snow

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado pushes for more snowplow drivers among shortage

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Colorado is looking for more drivers to plow roads across the state as winter weather descends. The Steamboat Pilot and Today reports the state Department of Transportation has...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow likely Thursday to Saturday across Southwest Colorado

The chance for snow is high for the remainder of this week in Durango and across the San Juan Mountains, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Matt Aleska, meteorologist for...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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