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March 2019 Summary

The March "bomb cyclone" that hit our state was quite the whopper! Check out this brief storm report detailing some of the records broken during this epic event.
Get the latest ENSO Info and Updates! The Climate Prediction Center has issued an El Niño Advisory, and El Niño is expected to continue at weak-to-moderate strength through the spring. What does it mean for Colorado?
With an excellent snowpack season, and spring snowmelt and runoff just around the corner, keep up-to-date with fast changing and improving drought conditions! Our drought information page provides the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map for our state, links to our Intermountain West weekly assessments, registration to our webinars, drought headlines, and more. Get drought resources...
We know how much precipitation has accumulated water-year-to-date. But what is the likelihood that a station will end the water year with near average, above average, or below average precipitation? Check out our Precipitation Projection Graphs to find out.

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March 13th was a record breaking day!

March 22, 2019

A new all-time state record of low pressure, max wind gusts from three airports, and daily amounts of precipitation from 44 stations in Colorado.

Colorado Could Be Drought-Free By The End Of Spring

March 21, 2019

Becky Bolinger talks with Colorado Public Radio about how an accumulation of many storms hitting over the past couple of months has led to strong improvements in drought conditions.

Strong Winter Storm Classifies as 'Bomb Cyclone' in Colorado

March 13, 2019

The New York Times interviewed Russ Schumacher about the historic winter blizzard that hit Colorado.

When does a winter storm become a bomb cyclone?

March 13, 2019

As a major winter storm heads for Colorado, Russ Schumacher gives a nice summary on the technical defintion of "bomb cyclone."

May be headed for a wetter-than-normal spring in some areas

February 28, 2019

The Fence Post talked with Becky Bolinger about what the winter brought and what we can expect for this spring.

Four seasons: Colorado water in a changing climate

January 24, 2019

An interesting piece on the changes Colorado has experienced due to a warming climate, particularly how snow is changing. A lengthy article, but a good read, with contributions from Peter Goble.

Concern over Denver snow totals?

January 8, 2019

Russ Schumacher explains to KOA Radio why Denver hasn't seen much snow this season, and what's causing the warm January days.

Colorado can expect more of the same weather it saw in 2018

January 2, 2019

Becky Bolinger chatted with Colorado Public Radio, recapping the notable weather events of 2018 and what we can expect in 2019.

We're hoping for an epic Colorado winter to break our drought

November 1, 2018

Peter Goble chatted with 9News about why drought remains, despite a decent October, and what it would take to end the drought.

Recap of Colorado Water Year 2018

October 10, 2018


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