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Colorado Water Levels Prompt Concern

While winter snow pack was above average in the Colorado Mountains through January, dry conditions in February and March have prompted concern among water officials. According to the USDA’s Snow Survey and Water Forecasting Team, the state is now reliant on future participation to maintain above average water levels. Spring run off Continue reading

Above Average Snow Pack Levels In Colorado

Recent snowfall in the high country is good news for skiers and snowmobilers in Colorado.  The average statewide snow pack stands at 115-percent of normal.  Those numbers have increased by ten-percent in the last week.  Experts say the biggest change is in the southern part of the state, where figures have Continue reading

Wintry Weather To Add To Snowpack This Weekend.

snow-plowWith another 4 to 8 inches of snow expected his weekend, speculation that we are getting a lot more snow than usual will continue.  Another theory is that the ongoing cold temperatures have kept the existing snowpack from melting, causing the snow to pile high and resulting in narrowed streets  and snow mountains all over town.  The fact is that both have contributed to the amount of snow on Continue reading