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Southeast Colorado NWS Hydrology Report

Southeast Colorado NWS Hydrology Report

Increased showers this past April brought some relief in drought conditions across southeastern Colorado. Several weather systems moving across Colorado through the first half of April brought much needed precipitation to eastern portion of the state.  The increased moisture allowed for continued improvements in drought conditions across the southeast Plains.  The current U.S. Drought Monitor […]

Severe Drought Conditions Expanding in Southeast Colorado

Severe Drought Conditions Expanding in Southeast Colorado

The National Weather Service has posted a Drought Information Statement indicating that strong La Nina conditions have been present across the eastern Pacific Ocean since late summer of 2010.  This has contributed to a mild and very dry fall and early winter across much of south central and southeastern Colorado. An additional periodic climate feature known […]

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It is Not Really What is Above Ground that Matters!

Southeast Area – It is the time of year when our livestock are not the only ones looking for a little green grass! Most of us are tired of feeding and the livestock are in need of a little more variety in their diet. Regretfully, a majority of the Eastern Plains of Colorado have not […]