Water poured over Taylor Draw Dam at Kenney Reservoir last Thursday at between 3,000-3,100 cubic feet per second. Significant debris, including whole cottonwood trees, were washed into the reservoir with a combination of heavy rain […]
RBC | The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory and hazardous weather statement due to recent rainfall and snowmelt for west central Rio Blanco County. Nearly an inch of rain has fallen in […]
River basins in the area continue to report above average snowpack, with the White River basin at 120 percent of normal, Laramie, North Platte, and Yampa basins at 106 percent, and the Little Snake river […]
RBC | After a below normal December, Colorado’s snowpack is approaching a pivotal point during the winter. Snowpack in the Yampa, White and North Platte basins is above normal at 104 percent of the median.Precipitation for […]
RBC | According to the U.S. Drought Monitor all of Rio Blanco County is still currently classified as D3, or Extreme Drought, as precipitation around the county continues to fall well under normal rates. However, […]
As early season wildfires engulf huge swaths of the San Juans, ranchers in Rio Blanco County battle other side effects of drought conditions RBC | While Rio Blanco County may not yet register high enough on […]
Special to the Herald Times RBC | The fire ban for unincorporated and private lands in Rio Blanco County was lifted Monday, Aug. 7 following recent rains and a positive long term fire weather outlook, […]
RBC | Snowpack in the Yampa, White and North Platte river basins is below normal at 86 percent of the median. Precipitation for March was 53 percent of average and water year-to-date precipitation is 108 […]
RBC | While February brought substantially less precipitation to Colorado than the previous two months, snowpack and precipitation accumulations were near normal, leaving us with well above normal snow water equivalent (SWE) and water year […]
RBC I Precipitation measured in Rio Blanco County so far this year is quite a bit above normal through Oct. 20 and already stands many inches above the total received during all of 2012.
RBC — Precipitation at the plant center in May measured 2.13 inches and no snow was recorded for the month.