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.
Despite an unseasonably warm start to spring, Mother Nature reminded Rio Blanco County residents that it may be too chilly yet for shorts and sandals. A dusting of snow across Rangely on Saturday morning was […]
A mix of cold, wind, snow and warmer daytime temperatures created some giant icicles off the back roof of the Meeker Hotel until the middle of last week, when warmer temperatures befell Meeker and the […]