From the National Weather Service: A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. Moisture and precipitation from the remnants of Hurricane Rosa will move across the area Monday through Wednesday. This will […]
HIGHWAY 13 NORTH OF MEEKER IS OPEN, ALTERNATING LANES 6:15 PM Highway 13 north from mile marker 51 at the top of Nine Mile to Colowyo is closed for fire operations on the James Fire.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake with an epicenter about 28 miles northwest of Parachute was felt by Rangely residents around 4 a.m., and according to the USGS “shake map” could have been felt by residents in […]
Widespread smoke from several in-state and out-of-state fires is impacting large sections of western Colorado. In addition, eastern Rio Blanco county has heavy smoke from the Cabin Lake Fire. Periods of moderate to heavy smoke […]
Smoke from area wildfires has reduced the air quality in Meeker to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” at 38 micrograms per cubic meter of fine particle pollution. Sensitive groups include individuals with heart/lung disease, the elderly […]
Highway 139 is closed at the county line in both directions due to a vehicle and wildland fire.
MEEKER | Sunday afternoon, crews responded to a new wildland fire at 36843 CR 17 (the Buford/New Castle road) with multiple structures threatened, including Seven Lakes Lodge and nearby cabins. Seven Lakes Lodge is on […]
MEEKER | A human-caused wildfire was reported early Saturday afternoon at the end of County Road 121 in the Hamilton area. Multiple agencies responded to the blaze, which threatened multiple structures on private land. As […]