Weather & Climate

Fire Weather Returns to Kiowa County

Fire Weather Returns to Kiowa County

UPDATE: As expected, the watch has been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Look for southwest winds gusting to 45 miles per hour and...

Flooding can be a Major Problem in Colorado

Flooding can be a Major Problem in Colorado

(Second in a week-long series on flood and fire issues in Colorado. Sunday's article can be found here.) Flooding is an issue across Colorado. As we saw in September...

Weather Outlook – The Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – The Week Ahead

By Chris Sorensen Today is the first day of spring, and Mother Nature is starting the season with a mix of weather for Kiowa County. Temperatures continue a recovery...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

By Chris Sorensen Much needed moisture - though in very limited amounts and coverage area - returns to Kiowa County Thursday night and Friday. A small amount of snow...

Dry Conditions Nearly Double in a Week

Dry Conditions Nearly Double in a Week

by Chris Sorensen After a significant expansion last week, the percentage of Colorado considered "Abnormally Dry" expanded again - nearly doubling over the past week...

Weather Outlook – The Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – The Week Ahead

Fire danger elevated Monday. UPDATE: Tuesday will see another Red Flag Warning from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. While early Sunday morning started off with fog and 88...

Dry Conditions Expand in Southeast Colorado

Dry Conditions Expand in Southeast Colorado

by Chris Sorensen One year ago, most of southeast Colorado was experiencing moderate to severe drought. Summer rains, though not as abundant as some would like,...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

It may only be mid-March, however April-like temperatures will prevail Friday through Monday in Kiowa County, with highs in the low to mid-70s and overnight lows in...

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead

Sun will be a key feature for Kiowa County in the coming week, along with a lack of any chance of precipitation. Sunday will be the warmest day of the week with a...

Fire Danger Rises in Southeast Colorado Again

Fire Danger Rises in Southeast Colorado Again

UPDATE: (3/6/16): The Fire Weather Watch for Monday has been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning for Kiowa, Prowers, Baca, Bent, Otero and Las Animas Counties. Original...

Weather Spotter Training Offered

Weather Spotter Training Offered

UPDATED - adds newsly-scheduled training in Kiowa County The National Weather Service in Pueblo provides SKYWARN weather spotter preparedness and training. ...

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook

While high temperatures will fluctuate, spring-like weather continues through the weekend in Kiowa County. Friday's high will be around 70, accompanied by 10 to 20...