Weather news

Up to a foot of snow headed our way

More than a foot of snow is forecast for the high country of the San Juan Mountains, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The weather agency has issued a winter storm watch...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Niña weather pattern could mean dry winter

Cortez weather watcher Jim Andrus reported Monday that Southwest Colorado could be in for a drier than average winter due to a developing La Niña weather pattern. The National Weather Service has...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ring in the sky catches people’s eye and imagination

A mysterious ring in the sky around Durango on Sunday afternoon had some people wondering if life from another planet had finally arrived to Earth or if the sight was long-awaited evidence of...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory: Snow in the mountains

The National Weather Service has announced that a winter weather advisory is in effect for Southwest Colorado from 9 p.m. Monday through 11 p.m. Tuesday. Moderate to heavy snowfall is expected,...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mix of snow and rain soaks Southwest Colorado

A wet southern storm that collided with cool northern air failed to produce as much snow as expected Monday night and Tuesday morning in the San Juan Mountains north of Durango. Highway officials...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forecasters warn of heavy rain, flash flooding in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Forecasters with the National Weather Service are warning that the northern two-thirds of New Mexico will likely see heavy rain and flash flooding over the next couple days. The...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local recyclers have role in Hurricane Harvey recovery

The Montezuma County Landfill is adjusting its recycling program to help meet the demand for drywall to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Landfill manager Shak Powers is asking...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Another flash flood watch issued Thursday for western Colorado

Another flash flood watch has been issued for much of western Colorado and eastern Utah as thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected to develop Thursday afternoon and last until the evening....

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flash flood watch issued for western Colorado, eastern Utah

A flash flood watch is in effect for most of western Colorado and eastern Colorado and eastern Utah, as slow moving storms could bring heavy rainfall Wednesday afternoon. According to the National...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small-stream flood advisory issued for north Durango

The National Weather Service issued a small-stream flood advisory until 7 p.m. Monday for northern Durango and a portion of north-central La Plata County. North Durango received six-tenths of an...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County weather observers receive awards

Two Montezuma County weather observers have been recognized by the National Weather Service for providing local weather information for more than a decade. Jim Andrus, of Cortez, and Wade Wilson,...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spring storm spins snow, rain in the Four Corners

A slow-moving storm brought snow and rain Friday to Southwest Colorado. Radar systems showed the storm moving in a counterclockwise motion Friday afternoon, like a galaxy orbiting a super-massive...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News