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Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

DENVER – Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot of snow and sent temperatures plunging...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow reaches Southwest Colorado; Wolf Creek Ski Area to open this weekend

After a summer of drought, fires and above-average temperatures, a welcomed sight has returned to Southwest Colorado: snow. And to top it off, Wolf Creek Ski Area plans to open this weekend. Across...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moisture, freezing temps could make for slick driving Tuesday morning

Freezing temperatures and another blast of moisture are expected to make for slick driving conditions Tuesday morning above 7,500 feet in elevation in the San Juan Mountains, weather forecasters...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unsettled pattern expected to keep Durango damp for a while

A storm system stalled over south-central Utah and north-central Arizona is expected to continue to produce rain through Tuesday in Southwest Colorado. In addition, a weak to moderate El Niño...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wet weather is expected to persist in Southwest Colorado

Remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa brought soggy weather this week to Southwest Colorado, and more may be on the way, although the moisture will be coming from the northwest. A flash-flood watch was...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monsoon season in Southwest Colorado fails to deliver

It’s official: The monsoon has been declared a bust. “Oh yeah, it was bust,” said Megan Stackhouse, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction . “Definitely not a good...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With higher-than-average temps lingering, businesses offer relief

Hotter-than-average summer temperatures have fueled business for those selling relief in the form of air conditioners and fans. During much of June, residents were unable to open their windows...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monsoon raises chance for rain around Durango

The monsoon has arrived. Recent rains in the Four Corners have come from the Gulf of Mexico, so they are certainly monsoonal, said Megan Stackhouse, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are afternoon rains the monsoon?

Afternoon storms are expected through the remainder of this week in a weather pattern that resembles the monsoon, but it is not the monsoon, according to the National Weather Service. There is a 30...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flash flood watch in effect for 416 Fire burn scar

The risk of flooding near the 416 Fire is expected to persist Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the 416 Fire burn scar from noon until 9 p.m. Saturday. The...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain expected to dampen Four Corners this weekend

The beginning of July may be marked by much-anticipated precipitation after long stretches of hot, dry weather throughout the month of June. Afternoon showers can be expected Friday and may last...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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