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Storm expected to bring rain in town, snow in mountains

An approaching storm could bring 6 inches or more of snow in the high country of the San Juan Mountains, but expect rain in the lower elevations around Durango. According to Michael Charnick, a...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Snow predicted Wednesday into Thursday

Although it feels like spring has arrived, forecasters are still predicting the chance for snow later this week. Dennis Phillips, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction,...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Purgatory Resort extends season, opens new transfer lift

Purgatory Resort announced Tuesday a new transfer lift has officially opened and it will extend its season through April. According to spokeswoman Kim Oyler, Purgatory Resort , about 30 miles north...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Photo: An above-average day

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Photo: Fine weather for working

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Photo: New wheels and lots of sunshine

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Strong winds blamed for slick roads, canceled flights and damaged outbuildings

Strong winds are being blamed for slick roads, canceled airline flights and blowing over a hoop house Monday in the Animas Valley. Problems started about 6 a.m. when a smidgen of moisture...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango can expect a windy Monday

A chain and traction law was issued late Sunday on Coal Bank and Molas passes north of Durango as a winter storm moves in. All commercial vehicles must use chains or alternative traction devices,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Strong winds expected to usher in cool temperatures in Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service has issue a wind advisory for Sunday, covering all of Southwest Colorado. Forecasters expect sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 55 mph during the...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Photo: Sunshine is back

Sunshine is back

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango, Bayfield cancel classes because of snowfall

Heavy, wet snow caused numerous power outages and led to school being canceled Tuesday in Durango and Bayfield. La Plata Electric Association was aware of about 45 small outages affecting about 435...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Travel conditions treacherous as heavy snow continues

Heavy snow in the region is expected to continue through Tuesday. Between 6 to 12 inches of snow is predicted in Durango and higher elevations could see up to 20 inches, said Andrew Lyons, a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news