Colorado snowpack almost normal this winter, but it may not be enough

The blizzard that dumped snow along the Front Range in March helped Colorado nearly reach its average snowpack for the winter, federal data shows. But last year’s historically dry weather means...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Friday’s commute might be difficult in Southwest Colorado

The final blow from this week’s three-punch combo of snowstorms hit Southwest Colorado ahead of forecast – with Durango seeing snowfall by late morning Thursday instead of the predicted nighttime...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowstorm brings 5 inches to Cortez, only a trace to Durango

A snowstorm that left widely varying accumulations across Southwest Colorado should be departing the region Sunday evening after dumping 18 inches at Telluride Ski Area but leaving only a trace in...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does the upcoming week’s warming trend spell the end of winter?

The National Weather Service’s extended forecast for Durango has temperatures potentially reaching highs in the mid-50s by Friday, but fans of snow shouldn’t worry – the warming trend may only be...

DATE: Feb. 27, 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

Southwest Colorado catching up on snowfall

Snow is expected to ease throughout the day Sunday, but an unsettled weather pattern looks to bring more snow to Southwest Colorado later this week. “There’s not going to be much more today. It’s...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm warning issued for Animas River Basin beginning Saturday

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Animas River Basin – including Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio – beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday through 11 p.m. Sunday. “We’re looking...

DATE: Feb. 13, 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

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

Snow expected through Tuesday in Southwest Colorado

A multiple-day storm brought a second wave snow into Southwest Colorado early Sunday, and a third burst of powder is expected Monday evening before the storm clears the area. A high-pressure ridge...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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