MEEKER — May precipitation at the plant center was substantially above average and measured 2.18 inches. The longtime average for May was 1.45 inches. For the year to the end of May precipitation is 13.2 percent above average which is an improvement from April when it was 2.9 percent above average. May is the first month since February that the longtime average was exceeded. June is a critical month for precipitation during the growing season. The longtime average for June is 1.06 inches.
As early season wildfires engulf huge swaths of the San Juans, ranchers in Rio Blanco County battle other side effects of drought conditions RBC | While Rio Blanco County may not yet register high enough on […]
RBC — The first snow survey of winter on the Upper White River Watershed was completed on Jan. 29.
RBC | While February brought substantially less precipitation to Colorado than the previous two months, snowpack and precipitation accumulations were near normal, leaving us with well above normal snow water equivalent (SWE) and water year […]