Actions continue in Washington, DC, to address longstanding market fairness issues within agriculture, but those behind a new campaign do not want progress derailed in helping smaller farmers.
Several Western state governors sent a letter to President Joe Biden's administration requesting he declare a federal drought disaster.
A red flag warning for high fire danger has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday and covers southeast Colorado along with the San Luis Valley. A fire weather watch remains in effect for all or parts of four additional counties in the east central portion of the state.
The warning is in effect from noon until 8:00 p.m. Monday.
Seven northeast Colorado counties are facing a red flag warning Saturday.
Warmth is forecast to expand through the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley and all the way to the Atlantic coast as the week progresses. Following a chilly weekend in the Northeast, the wave of warmth will begin in earnest on Monday, then warmth will swell during the middle of the week.
AccuWeather forecasters are calling for temperatures to dip a dozen or more degrees below average for several days.
Restricting oil and gas development on federal lands in eight western states would prove costly, according to a new study released Tuesday by the state of Wyoming.
More severe storms, and possibly tornadoes, are expected Friday over some High Plains states.