Airports throughout the West are experiencing a shortage of jet fuel complicated by supply chain issues and a need for firefighting aircraft to battle raging wildfires in several states.
Drought persists in the western half of the state, and won't improve any time soon.
Weather in March can be quite the weather roller coaster for many regions of the country, but warmer air typically starts reaching southern areas this month.
Voters across the Mountain West states are increasingly concerned about wildfires and continue to support funding conservation efforts, according to a survey of eight states.
A Nevada judge on Friday declined the Trump campaign's request to nullify the state's presidential election results.
Forecasters say it is too early to detail specific rainfall amounts, but enough rain to douse some of the active wildfires and give firefighters the upper hand in the Northwest and Northern California is expected with the pattern change late in the week.
(The Center Square) -- As states and school districts continue to change their back-to-school policies due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national debate rages over in-person or virtual learning for instruction, some parents have taken their children's education into their own hands.
A new form of quasi-homeschooling, called micro-schooling, is emerging. In this not-so-new format, neighboring families have decided to educate their children in a modern version of the 19th century era one-room schoolhouse.
In western states, including Colorado, an opinion poll shows that voters broadly support public lands and outdoor access.
Desert locations are likely to have the most brutal conditions, surpassing 110 degrees Fahrenheit for several days this week in places like Phoenix and Needles, California. Death Valley is forecast to reach 120 F one or more times in the coming week. Expect a warm week in drought-plagued southwest Colorado, too.