Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey said that heavy snow was the cause of a roof collapse on a mobile home in a small trailer court at 1260 Park St. in Meeker on Monday afternoon. Fortunately, no one was home at the time. Snow and a large portion of the roof fell into the living room. The heavy snow was also threatening to collapse the porch roof built onto the front of the mobile home.
MEEKER I Precipitation in Rio Blanco County surpassed its annual normal depth in early November and finished 2013 nearly two inches ahead of the average annual measurement for the area.
It took about 30 minutes for heavy snow to blanket Meeker on Monday morning before it warmed up and started to melt. The snow fell until about 1 p.m., but the warm temperatures were melting […]