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Spring storm zaps Durango, Mancos and Cortez with snow

A spring storm brought snow Monday morning to much of Southwest Colorado, including Durango, with the wet weather expected to continue through the day. The storm delivered about 5 inches in...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 38 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Another wet week likely in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado is in for another rainy week at lower elevations and late May snow at higher elevations, and the pattern of higher-than-normal precipitation is expected to extend through the...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 22 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

In the aftermath of avalanches, digging out will take time

While spring is in full swing in most of Southwest Colorado, impacts of heavy snowfall and unprecedented avalanche activity this winter are expected to be felt for months. “It’s more than just...

DATE: May 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

More rain, and perhaps a hint of snow in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado’s especially wet spring is expected to bring more precipitation toward the end of the week – with even a slight chance of snowflakes mixed with raindrops Friday night and...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Isolated storm brings dime-sized hail, 57 mph wind gust

An isolated thunderstorm pelted downtown Durango with dime-sized hail and blasted the Durango-La Plata County Airport with a 57 mph wind gust Monday afternoon. The narrow cell tracked from north to...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spring storm to bring rain, snow to Southwest Colorado

Herald Staff Report The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for eastern Utah and western Colorado. Beginning Wednesday afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will become...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scattered thunderstorms predicted through the weekend

La Plata and Montezuma counties could see scattered thunderstorms through the week, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch that calls...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning issued for towns across Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a freeze warning from 3 to 8 a.m. Friday for cities across western Colorado. Locations under a freeze warning include Rangely, Dinosaur, De...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have an umbrella handy? You may need it

Scattered thunderstorms that could bring a spring mix of rain and hail to lower elevations and snow above 9,000 feet are expected through Wednesday night. Another small, quick-hitting front is...

DATE: April 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wet weather, snow possible this weekend

Some “fairly typical spring weather” is on its way to Southwest Colorado, meteorologists say. While most of the nasty weather will stay north of Red Mountain Pass, Durango and Cortez should expect...

DATE: March 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deep snow helps, but isn’t necessarily key for businesses

While the generous winter snowpack has definitely helped Purgatory Resort, word about the expected fat spring runoff and the benefits it will bring to other businesses is principally confined to...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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