Weather

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

Thursday’s going to be a hot one

Get out your ice cream cones and swimsuits. Temperatures will reach 93 degrees Thursday, said Tom Renwick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The weekend should...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Reservoir water inflow is lowest since dam was built

Inflow into McPhee Reservoir from the Dolores River has dropped to a historic low, falling below the 2002 levels that were the previous driest year since the reservoir was built. As a result,...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain could arrive this week in Southwest Colorado

Desperately needed rain that could help firefighting efforts in Southwest Colorado is in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction says the chance for precipitation starts...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews look for a foothold to engage growing Burro Fire

The Burro Fire grew to about 500 acres by Sunday morning in a remote area of the San Juan National Forest about 23 miles northeast of Dolores. Firefighters looked to gain a foothold on its southern...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thunderstorms possible this week, but little rain expected

Thunderstorms are expected to roll through Southwest Colorado this week and into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. There is 30 to 50 percent chance of thunderstorms Wednesday,...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arkansas River a bright spot amid grim drought

SALIDA – Despite a severe drought across the Southwest this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildfires cause hazy skies in Southwest Colorado

Multiple wildfires burning in Arizona and New Mexico can be blamed for hazy skies Sunday and Monday across Southwest Colorado, according to the National Weather Service. The main fire burning is...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning is in effect at midnight in Montezuma County

A freeze warning is in effect from midnight until 9 a.m. Wednesday for much of Western Colorado, from Mancos and Cortez to Gateway, according to the National Weather Service. Locations include...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News