Austin Cope

As unusually dry weather continues in the region, Montezuma County has become the first entity to enact fire restrictions.

National Integrated Drought Information System

This winter’s dry weather is hitting the state of Utah hard.

Austin Cope

The long period of warm, dry weather this winter could finally be coming to an end.

Austin Cope

Local water managers are keeping close tabs on weather forecasts as they figure out how the upcoming water year will take shape. To learn more about how they’re measuring the weather and what they’re doing to react to the dry spell, KSJD's Austin Cope sat down with Dolores Water Conservancy District General Manager Mike Preston.

The end of 2017 brought little relief from warm, dry weather in the Four Corners area. Local weather observer Jim Andrus tells KSJD Cortez received only two-hundredths of an inch of precipitation in December.