Weather

Storm could bring slick conditions to high country

A good chance of rain exists in Southwest Colorado through Saturday, with the National Weather Service office in Grand Junction pegging the chance of rain in Durango at 80 percent Wednesday,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning issued for Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for much of the Western Slope beginning Sunday night, as temperatures drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s. Locations in Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weakened Irma lashes much of Florida; full impact unknown

MIAMI – Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Is this the lightning bolt that caused a massive power outage in Durango?

An Albuquerque man who took a video of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train as it rolled into town Saturday may also have captured the lighting bolt that knocked out power to 10,430 customers...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tropical Storm Emily: Power outages, rain, fishermen rescued

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Tropical Storm Emily weakened to a tropical depression Monday afternoon as it slogged eastward across the Florida peninsula, spreading drenching rains, causing power outages...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Flash flood watch in effect for third day consecutive day

For the third day in a row, a flash flood watch has been issued for western Colorado and eastern Utah, but conditions are expected to dry up for the weekend, according to the National Weather...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clouds, rain over Durango expected to dissipate

Midday showers pelted downtown Durango on Tuesday, driving some people under cover after an Independence Day concert in Buckley Park. The thunderstorm was expected to be short, said Jeff Colton, a...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red flag warning issued for southern La Plata County

Fire danger was high in southern La Plata County and much of western Colorado and eastern Utah on Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wet winter creates hazards for hikers

LOS ANGELES – Anya Sellsted had scaled scary snow-covered passes and forded frightening rivers during her solo hike from Mexico to Canada when the hazards of California’s gargantuan winter finally...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Residents prompted to practice lightning safety June though September

Gov. John Hickenlooper officially declared June 18 to 24 as Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week to encourage residents to learn the facts and heed the hazards of thunderbolts, especially...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red flag warning Thursday for Four Corners

A red flag warning was issued for Southwest Colorado from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday as a cold front brings gusty winds – and the threat of wildfire – into the region. According to the National...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday to Friday in Southwest Colorado

If you took a chance and planted outside before Memorial Day, get out the garden blankets. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction issued a winter weather advisory for the high country...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News