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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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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

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Rain, snow expected to start tonight on the Western Slope

A winter storm system will begin to impact Eastern Utah today, spreading snow to the Western Slope tonight, according to the National Weather ServiceThe storm system is warm and will bring rain to...

DATE: Feb. 10, 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: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Tools for wannabe weather prognosticators in the West

Weather has taken a turn for the inclement all across the West. In early January, stormy weather crossed the continent from the Pacific Northwest to New England. Then another storm system froze...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Unusually heavy snowfall scrambles local, state crews

Cortez is digging out after storms dumped more than a foot of snow on the area earlier this week. About 25.5 inches of snow has fallen so far this month, and the normal for January is 9 inches,...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Elderly passengers stuck in bus on Lizard Head Pass

All passengers aboard a tour bus that slid off Lizard Head Pass while on its way to Telluride were safe with no injuries, the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.According to posts made to the...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Prepare for a snowy weekend in Montezuma County

Forecasters predict a snowy weekend for Southwest Colorado, with accumulation of 5-10 inches possible through Saturday as a new storm heads into Southwest Colorado.“It looks like it’s gonna be a...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Snow line remains just out of Durango’s reach this winter

A series of Pacific storms have buried much of the Rocky Mountains with above-average snowfall this winter, but warm conditions have meant mostly rain at lower elevations such as Durango. If all...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news