weather

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.

Purgatory Resort

With Southwestern Colorado’s snow pack at just 26 percent of average, ski resorts in the region are doing their best to adapt to the drier-than-usual conditions.

Austin Cope

A prolonged dry spell has prompted Forest Service officials to warn of increased fire danger in the region.

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