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Weather Service issues first winter storm warning of season for Southwest Colorado

The first winter storm warning of the season was issued Monday for Southwest Colorado ahead of a storm that could dump a foot of snow or more in the high country north of Durango. The National...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm expected to bring rain, then snow to Four Corners

The storm that most likely will form the base of this season’s snowpack in the San Juan Mountains will move into the region Tuesday and is expected to linger throughout the Four Corners into the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Dry as the eye can see

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cold October sets record in Southwest Colorado

A chilly Halloween with overnight temperatures dropping into single digits capped the coldest October on record in Southwest Colorado, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction....

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two snow-producing cells expected in S.W. Colo.

Southwest Colorado can expect its snowiest week of the year since late May – with a dusting even expected to leave a mark at lower elevations along the U.S. Highway 160 corridor from Pagosa Springs...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two incoming storms could alleviate prolonged dry spell

A few chances to reverse Southwest Colorado’s prolonged dry spell are on the way Friday through Sunday. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction is reporting two weather systems making their...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton could receive up to 3 inches of snow this week

Snow – yes, snow – is in the forecast for the San Juan Mountains later this week. Michael Charnick, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said a strong cold front is...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors expected to peak in coming days

Autumn is here, but the fall colors that dress the San Juan Mountains in a golden hue have, for the most part, been late to the party. But that’s all expected to change in the coming days and...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cover those plants: First frost expected Wednesday night in Durango area

Durango’s gardens could get nipped Wednesday night by the first frost of the season. The overnight low is expected to drop to 29 degrees for about two or three hours early Thursday, a freeze that...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A rainy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Finally: A rainy week is expected ahead of us in Southwest Colorado. “Last week was the first sign of a transition from a summer to a fall and winter weather pattern, and you’ll see more of that...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado hits heat records in August, September

The sizzling heat in August and the first part of September has set records in Southwest Colorado, and the lack of moisture has increased the drought status from abnormally dry to moderate. “Due to...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upper Pine fire to assist in hurricane response in Florida

The Upper Pine River Fire Protection District is sending two crew members and an ambulance to Florida to assist in emergency aid in anticipation of a hit from Hurricane Dorian. As a network...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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