A system producing heavy snow in the central mountains arrives in SE Colorado overnight Sunday into Monday bringing moisture, windy conditions and colder temperatures. Snow showers will be possible across the I-25 corridor to start the day. This system will produce bands of snow through the day Monday. Areas under these bands will see periods of heavy snowfall which, with windy conditions, could create travel difficulties. Several inches of accumulation will be possible in areas where these bands develop. For more information click the ‘Weather’ tab...
Experts at Colorado State University's Colorado Climate Center
say the state should prepared for serious drought problems at least
through the end of the year.
Roger Pielke Senior and Nolan Doesken say Colorado's water
managers and communities need to work together to plan for
long-term irrigation and municipal water use.
Last month proved to be one of the driest Januarys on record at
several locations in Colorado.
Many parts of the state also saw warmer than average
temperatures that promoted early snow melt and an increased rate of
Pielke and Doesken predict the effects of last year's drought
will last several years.