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Flash flood warning issued for 416 burn scar

Rain remains in the forecast through Wednesday for Southwest Colorado, but after mid-week, expect hot, dry weather to return to Southwest Colorado. Megan Stackhouse, a National Weather Service...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite consistent rain, no reports of flooding

Despite a steady amount of rain that continues to hit the area, expected floods in the 416 Fire burn area have not occurred. “From all appearances, there have been some pretty significant storms,”...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monsoons may have arrived in Durango

The precipitation Durango has received over the past several days may mark the beginning of the monsoons. Moisture from the south has slowly been moving north. Parts of Arizona and New Mexico have...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 13 hours ago | 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

Colorado’s hot temps make June the third warmest on record

The U.S. and Colorado have been hot. Really hot. Average temperatures in June were higher than usual, marking last month the third-warmest June recorded in the nation and across the state,...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pre-evacuation notices issued for flood-prone areas

About 250 homes were placed on pre-evacuation notice Friday afternoon for possible flooding around the 416 Fire burn area, but as of 8 p.m., no floods had been reported. The notice was issued for...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flash-flood warning issued for 416 Fire burn areas

A flash-flood warning has been issued for Friday for areas around the burn scar of the 416 Fire. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, the potential for flash floods in...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scorching weather to persist, with one possible blip on the radar

Weather forecasters are calling for above-average temperatures and low levels of humidity this week and early next week in Southwest Colorado. They offered one bit of hope for moisture later this...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanks, Bud. Tropical storm brings steady rainfall to 416 Fire

1:10 p.m. Rain will limit the spread of the 416 Fire, but fire officials said they doubt the moisture will much impact on dousing the blaze. “There’s no dramatic impact to it today,” said...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flash-flood watch issued for Saturday, especially around burn areas of 416 Fire

Southwest Colorado may finally receive desperately needed rain this weekend, but it could come at a cost: a flash-flood watch has been issued for Saturday. The National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunny, warm conditions expected through Iron Horse weekend

Participants of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic won’t have to deal with adverse weather conditions this weekend. Forecasts call for mostly dry, sunny conditions with a high of 84 degrees Saturday...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isolated showers soak parts of La Plata County

Durango and Southwest Colorado on Monday experienced what has been a rare sight this spring: dark skies and torrential downpours. But the precipitation will likely be a temporary respite from the...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News