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May 2012 Hydrology Report from NWS-Pueblo

The snowpack readings almost melted out completely in May.  Near the end of the month, automated sensors indicated that snowpack levels were running just 12% of average in the Arkansas Basin and just 3% of average in the upper Rio Grande Basin. Streamflow was generally below average across the Arkansas and upper Rio Grande Basins […]

NWS Report Shows Under Average Snowpack

As of April 1, 2012, this year’s snowpack levels were well below average for South Central and Southeast Colorado. In the upper Rio Grande Basin, the snowpack as at 53% of average overall, down from 83% of average last month at this time, and tracking well behind last year’s 76% of average.  In the Arkansas […]

New Year is Off to a Dry Start

Hydrology Report from National Weather Service-Pueblo February 5, 2012 Precipitation in January was generally below average across southeast and South Central Colorado.  The primary sites at Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Alamosa were 0.26, 0.30 and 0.19 inches below average, respectively.  Mountain snowpack at the end of January was running below average across southeast and South […]