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Colorado Snowpack

Colorado On High Alert For New Round Of Floods

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Keith Coffman DENVER, June 3 (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures and recent rains have hastened the run-off from Colorado's melting s...

Despite Snowy Holiday, Drought Outlook In Colo. Uncertain

Posted 12.28.2012 | Denver

Despite some much needed snowfall over the holidays which improved snowpack and general skiing conditions in Colorado's mountain resorts, the state's ...

A Ski Race Without Snow

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry. ...

Endless Summer? 98% Of Colo. In Drought, Say Climatologists

Posted 04.04.2012 | Denver

There may be some snow on the ground this week, but Colorado State University climatologists are saying that 98 percent of Colorado is facing drought ...

Despite Record Low Snowpack, Resorts Are Still Packing Them In

Posted 12.30.2011 | Denver

The 2010-2011 season saw record snowfall, but 2011-2012 is off to an alarmingly slow start. The Denver Post reports that throughout the state, snowpac...

Ski In Aspen This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

Due to unseasonably convenient weather conditions, Aspen Mountain will reopen for Memorial Day skiing. Aspen Skiing Company today announced that the t...

Feds Sample Colo. Snowpack Following Japan Nuclear Disaster

denver.cbslocal.com | Paul Day | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) -- Snow surveyors with the Natural Resource Conservation Service have always cared about the quantity of Colorado's white stuff, not the...

Colorado Snowpack Runoff Will Be Low Despite Recent Storms: Hydrologists

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | John Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado -- The spring runoff season is an exciting time for hydrologists. "This is our favorite time of year," said Bryon Lawren...

Colorado Snowpack Deficiencies Could Lead To Severe Droughts In Summer

Aspen Times | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS - A Colorado River expert is warning that there may be serious water shortages here and further west next summer, if the Colorado hig...