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3 years 1 month ago

Grand Junction area prepares for flooding

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A slow melting snowpack that is the largest in more than a decade has Mesa County officials preparing for flooding. Authorities are also warning novice river runners to stay off the water. A report by the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center predicts the chances...

3 years 6 months ago

Mountain snowstorm winds down

DENVER (AP) - A nearly weeklong snow storm that brought over 6 feet of heavy, wet snow to parts of Colorado is winding down. A winter storm warning was in effect through 5 p.m. Thursday in much of western Colorado and then colder and drier air is expected to move...

3 years 10 months ago

High fire danger this afternoon

The National Weather Service says conditions are right for dry lighting across much of Colorado today, which raises the threat of wildfire. A Red Flag Warning is in effect along the Continental Divide from New Mexico to Wyoming until 9 p.m. The area includes Colorado Springs and Denver and...

4 years 3 months ago

Another Red Flag day

High winds and low humidity point to another day of extreme fire danger in southeast Colorado . The worst danger is along the slopes of the eastern mountains and into the southeast plains. At the same time, there's a chance of heavy snow over the central and western mountains of...

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