At least 76% of Colorado now is experiencing drought conditions, compared with 16% this time last year. That, combined with worries about the spread of COVID-19, has firefighters worried wildfire response will be tapped.
Stand-up paddler dies Saturday on Arkansas River, marking Colorado’s eighth water death of the seasonBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
“You fall in and you are not getting out”: Rio Grande in southern Colorado closed because of high runoffBy John McEvoy Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
With snow still looming in the nearby San Juan Mountains, Lake City prepares for a deadly spring runoff
Hinsdale County residents aren’t waiting for the deluge. They’ll leave if they must, but for now they’re making their stand -- with sandbags.
Snowpack still is at 155% of average and the slow melt is allowing more water to be captured in reservoirs drawn nearly dry last year
Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.
Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade
Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervous
Snow that piled up this winter could come rushing down too fast and too fierce for river fun
The state, prompted by new research, looks to the skies as part of a multi-part plan to boost snowpack
"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Drought has revealed for the first time a Colorado town flooded to build a reservoir. And scientists expect to see it again.
All of the town of Iola has been revealed for the first time since it was inundated in 1966, but water experts say they expect it to happen again and again as the effects of climate change worsen