Park Mountain, standing 18 miles south of Rangely at the end of Dragon Road, remained shrouded in clouds for a week in early December as an inversion covering the valleys of eastern Utah and western Colorado persisted. The National Weather Service projected that during the next week that an Arctic system would bring unseasonably cold temperatures and that it would “finally mix out the inversions over northwest Colorado.” It indeed did that as temperatures plummeted to a minus-29 degrees, staying below zero for several days.
MEEKER I Last week’s early snowstorm swept through the Meeker area and swathed trees still laden with summer leaves under up to 6 inches of heavy, wet snow, breaking numerous limbs and branches and causing […]
RBC — Winter’s heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in suburban landscapes. Even areas without major snowfall experience high winds and huge fluctuations in temperatures […]