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Weather warnings issued for Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service has issued two warnings for Southwest Colorado. A winter storm warning for the southwestern San Juan Mountains, including Silverton and Rico, will go into effect at 6...

DATE: March 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 8 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain passes begin to reopen Wednesday in Southwest Colorado

Some mountain passes in the Southwest Colorado reopened Wednesday afternoon as the latest winter storm moves through the region. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass to remain closed indefinitely

Red Mountain Pass will remain closed indefinitely as avalanche mitigation work over the weekend brought down more snow than anticipated, and crews will remain working to clear U.S. Highway 550 as...

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose plows through snowstorms in Animas Valley

The Galloping Goose No. 5 experienced some winter adventure during two February excursions on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The Feb. 15 and Feb. 18 trips to Cascade Canyon were cut...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Avalanche danger high in Colorado mountains after I-70 slide

DENVER – The avalanche danger in Colorado’s northern and central mountains was high Monday a day after a snow slide tumbled down a mountain and spilled across an interstate. The avalanche happened...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Stormy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado can expect an unsettled wet week ahead, with three storms expected to bring rain to river valleys and snow to San Juan Mountains. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado ‘in the landing pattern’ for three storms

Southwest Colorado better get ready – three snowstorms are forecast during the next seven days, meteorologists say. It’ll all start Saturday morning with a storm expected to dump 8 to 16 inches of...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm has passed, but snow removal continues in Durango neighborhoods

Durango plow drivers have been working around the clock for a week to clear city roads of ice and snow, city officials said. Last week’s storm dumped 2 to 3 feet of snow in and around Durango ....

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Near record-breaking monthly snow totals in Durango

A midweek storm dumped 2 to 3 feet of snow across much of Southwest Colorado, busting the average and leading to near record amounts of snow for the month of February in Durango. Schools were...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm expected to move out of region by midnight; until then, more snow

Good evening, and welcome to another day in a winter wonderland. About 6 inches of snow fell Thursday night and this morning in Durango, snarling traffic across the region and providing the impetus...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools cancel Friday classes as more snow piles up across Southwest Colorado

So much snow has fallen from the most recent storm to hit Southwest Colorado that officials are warning residents about the danger of roof cave-ins and asking them to clear their roofs, but Durango...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Snowshoeing to the grocery store

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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