Summer Snow Expected

Submitted by Andy on Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:36

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Well, it is June in Colorado. What else could that mean other than random spurts of hot and cold weather? Colorado hasn't seen too much warm weather this Spring. In fact, May ended as one of the top 5 coldest May on record. And June is already running below average in the temperature department as well. 

SUMMER WEATHER OUTLOOK

Submitted by Andy on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:00

This past winter was no joke. We know that there was a lot of snow and a lot of moisture in that snow as well. One of the greatest effects of a great winter season was the eradication of the drought that persisted across the state for quite some time. In fact, there was so much moisture this winter that the state of Colorado has gone completely drought-free for the first time since drought records began! Take a look below at the percent of normal precipitation we saw over the last 4 months. 

Sunlight to offer Excursions to Hanging Lake this Summer

Submitted by Andy on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:57

Hanging Lake – a destination, an incredible ecosystem, a National natural landmark, and the Jewel of Glenwood Canyon. This highly desired destination in Colorado that has been under scrutiny for too many visitors that have had an effect on the extremely fragile ecosystem, is open for the summer.

Winter Park Opens for the Summer

Submitted by Andy on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:38

Ahh – summertime. What’s better than summer in Colorado? The lack of humidity, the views, the rivers, the trails, the experiences that await – it’s all here for you to enjoy. Summer 2019 is poised to be one of the better summers. With the Climate Prediction Center calling for near to above normal precipitation and near to below normal temperatures, your excuses are running thin for not being here.

Packing Like A Pro: What to bring on a Colorado road trip

Submitted by Andy on Mon, 06/10/2019 - 14:02

It was Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff to summer, and my family and I were already in our warm-weather wonderland: the Rocky Mountains. We were on our way back from a mountain biking trip on the Western Slope. My 12-year-old daughter, Dillon, and 10-year-old son, Harper, were dozing off …until we heard a “pop!” And another “pop!” And another.