Weather & Climate

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Another week starting with a Fire Weather Watch High temperatures for the week will be mainly in the 70s starting Sunday, reaching the mid to upper 70s Monday and...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

Another dry weekend is in the forecast for southeast Colorado and Kiowa County - and once again fire alerts will be possible early in the week. Friday (April 1, 2016...

Drought Expands in Colorado

Drought Expands in Colorado

While the overall area considered "abnormally dry" decreased slightly in Colorado over the past week, the area in low-level drought increased. According to the March...

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Starting the week with fire weather alerts has been the rule for March, and this week appears to be no different despite our hopes in Friday's report. Monday's fire...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

For the optimist looking for precipitation in Kiowa County this weekend, there is hope in the forecast for Friday night and Saturday - though in very slim amounts....

Southeast Colorado Slips into Drought

Southeast Colorado Slips into Drought

Following a rapid expansion of abnormally dry conditions across the southeast quarter of Colorado in March, moderate drought is now impacting most of Baca County and...

Flash Floods and Warnings

Flash Floods and Warnings

(Fourth in a week-long series on flood and fire issues in Colorado. Tuesday's article can be found here.) Flash floods are no strangers to Colorado. Since the...