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Storm delays state track meet; snow continues in SW Colorado

Rain, thunderstorms, wind, snow, hail and cold temperatures came together this week to make a quintessential Southwest Colorado spring weather cocktail.The National Weather Service on Tuesday...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lightning ignites house fire in central Cortez

A strong thunderstorm hit the Four Corners area on Tuesday, producing lightning that struck a house in central Cortez. The lightning ignited a fire at 502 S. Madison St. about 7 a.m., but...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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1911 floods cause destruction in Southwest Colorado, Part 2

By June HeadMontezuma County Historical SocietyEditor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series that looks back at the devastating floods of fall 1911. Rain in Southwest Colorado is...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Looking back

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Cortez weekend weather brings high winds

Southwest Colorado and eastern Utah will be under a wind advisory from 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Winds between 20 and 35 mph are...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Up to 14 inches of snow forecast for SW Colorado mountains

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Southwest Colorado mountains from noon Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday.Light snow showers will begin early Monday morning with showers becoming more widespread...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New storm on track to reach Southwest Colorado on Thursday

A winter storm remains on track to hit eastern Utah and western Colorado Friday through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Snow levels are expected to drop to elevations...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Storm advisory goes into effect Thursday in Southwest Colorado

A winter weather advisory for moderate to locally heavy snow will be in effect from 3 a.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday for the higher elevations of Southwest Colorado. Snow is expected to begin early...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Road P through Cash Canyon stays open

After hearing from disgruntled residents, the Montezuma County Commission voted 3-0 to deny a request by the road department to close a short section of Road P in heavy snow conditions. “I was not...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gail’s Garden: Now’s a good time to plan for spring

Winter is a time to dream. During the cold, snowy days of winter, take some time to imagine your garden in the full bloom of summer. Think about the things you liked last year and the things you...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Sunny skies, warmer days forecast for rest of week

A winter weather advisory remained in effect for Southwest Colorado’s mountains until noon Monday, with scattered snow showers at lower elevations throughout the morning. A wind advisory for the...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Family fondly recalls Cortez man who died in crash

A 50-year-old man from Cortez has been identified as the driver who died Sunday after his vehicle collided with a Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow near Dolores. The Colorado State...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez might see rain, snow this weekend

Two separate storm systems could bring rain and a trace of snow to Cortez through the weekend, with some snow accumulation possible in the San Juan mountains, according to the National Weather...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News