When Pastor Jasper Whiston of Bible Baptist Church in Rangely left the parsonage the afternoon of Mar. 17, he didn’t expect to return and see a 3×16-foot chunk of the church’s metal roof lying in the parking lot.
RBC — Precipitation at the plant center in February measured only 0.30 inches and includes 3.5 inches of snow.
RBC — The second snow survey of winter on the Upper White River Watershed was completed on Feb. 26. The White River snow pack water equivalent (snow moisture) is presently 7 percent above last year at this time.
RBC — Precipitation in January at the plant center measured 1.45 inches and includes 14.5 inches of snow.
RBC — The first snow survey of winter on the Upper White River Watershed was completed on Jan. 29.
RBC — Precipitation at the plant center recently measured 1.56 inches and included 14.0 inches of snow.
Precipitation below average MEEKER — Precipitation at the plant center in November measured only 0.90 inch and includes 8.0 inches of snow.
MEEKER — October precipitation at the plant center measured only 0.57 inch and was substantially below the longtime average of 1.49 inches.
MEEKER — August precipitation at the plant center measured only 1.61 inches and was below the longtime average of 1.82 inches.
MEEKER — Rain, clouds, lower temperatures and higher humidity over the Jordan Fire has effectively stopped fire spread as of Aug. 31. The fire is located seven miles northwest of Meeker in the Windy Gulch Wilderness Study Area.