Exceptional drought conditions across W. Slope

May 20, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

RBC | April 2021 was “exceptionally dry” according to the latest statistics from the USDA’s National Resource Conservation Service. NRCS Hydrologist Joel Atwood noted “Many SNOTEL sites reported record low precipitation for April west of […]


Snowpack still above average

RBC | March snowpack improvements showcase the impressive changes but equally noteworthy are current snowpack totals for the water year beginning on Oct. 1. Snowpack observation points within the San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San […]



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 […]


Snowpack falls below normal

RBC | Unseasonably warm and dry weather dominated the first two-thirds of March in Colorado and much of the intermountain western United States. Many automated SNOw TELemetry (SNOTEL) measurement stations in Colorado were unable to […]

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