Exceptional drought has returned to Colorado for the first time since June as central Kiowa County moved into the worst drought category.
Tropical Storm Laura could make landfall as a hurricane over Lousiana and Texas.
Drought conditions in Colorado continue to deteriorate as severe and extreme conditions expand on the western slope.
Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Colorado's fifth-largest fire in history has grown to nearly 75,000 acres. The Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa and Garfield counties is continuing to spread.
The Grizzly Creek Fire in Garfield County, Colorado, grew by 7,000 acres Friday, and has force the closure of roads and recreation areas.
Colorado's Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa and Garfield counties has become the fifth-largest fire in the state's history.
More than 65,000 acres have burned in Garfield County, Colorado, since July 31, 2020.
Two fires buring in Garfield County, Colorado, have burned more than 45,000 acres, prompting road closures and evacuations.
In just over a week, the Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa County, Colorado, has grown to more than 20,000 acres.