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Warmer temperatures hit Craig along with rain and snow mix

Warmer weather is expected this week, which is sure to thaw Northwest Colorado after back to back days of subzero temperatures.

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Electricity went down in parts of Craig during frigid temperatures

Many businesses and residents in Craig were without electricity Friday morning when temperatures read minus 19 degrees around 11 a.m.

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Dangerously low temperatures to roll through Northwest Colorado

The snowstorm that brought large amounts of snow to Northwest Colorado is clearing the area as an Arctic cold front moves in from the north bringing dangerously low temperatures.

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Craig sees snow pile up to start new year as storm brings 18 inches

More cold weather expected later this week as Arctic system brings more precipitation

The snowstorm blasting Northwest Colorado has brought accumulations of 18 inches or more to the Craig area. “We are transitioning into a really wet period this week with a strong jet stream and Pacific moisture coming directly across to Colorado. The conditions are just right with instability providing octane for making good snow,” said Dennis Phillips, a meteorologist in the Grand Junction office of the National Weather Service.

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Icy roads cause multiple rollovers Sunday, Monday

Officials responded to a string of rollover accidents in Northwest Colorado Sunday night through Monday afternoon after a statewide winter storm this weekend left roads icy and slick.

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Weather Watch: Winter wonderland has arrived with snow showers into next week

Snow and blowing snow over the weekend created conditions similar to a violently shaken snow globe, and now that winter weather has arrived it looks to stay with forecasts predicting accumulations of two feet or more of snow into next week.

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CDOT snow plow malfunctions, damages Craig storefront windows

Winter weather comes with the usual mishaps, but several Craig business owners returned from Thanksgiving to an unwelcome surprise: chipped and broken storefront windows due to rogue gravel from a Colorado Department of Transportation snow plow.

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Craig hit with power outages after rough burst of weather

Strong winds and brief rain hit Craig in the late afternoon and early evening Thursday, causing electrical power outrages in multiple parts of town, including Ranney Street and Victory Way, part of isolated showers and thunderstorms throughout Northwest Colorado.

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High-tech mini river raft measures Yampa River streamflow

Yampa River rises, data uploads

Jeff Foster, of the the U.S. Geological Survey, launched a high-tech streamflow measuring device called an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler into the Yampa River at Fifth Street to make precise measurements of the river’s flows.

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Friday night wind gust drops evergreen on Hayden home

Matt and Lauren Kuckkahn had just returned home from doing errands in Hayden at about 5 p.m. when they discovered that one half of a very large evergreen tree had fallen on the front entrance of their home.

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Dry February in Colorado Rockies puts emphasis on spring snow storms

Normal February precipitation in the city of Steamboat Springs is 1.9 inches of moisture, according to the National Weather Service. In February 2016, Steamboat saw just 1.36 inches.

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Snow water stored on Rabbit Ears Pass is 135 percent of median for Feb. 1

Steamboat skiers and snowboarders prefer their champagne dry, but the relatively wet snow that buried the slopes over the weekend put a big boost into the snowpack on nearby Rabbit Ears Pass

Weather Watch: Pacific moisture hits Moffat County, warm-up expected later in week

With erratic weather happening in other parts of the country, the people of Northwest Colorado can rest easy that the activity they’ll be seeing may be cold and wet but nothing they can’t handle.

Keep pets safe and warm in frigid temps

The subzero temperatures in Northwest Colorado are no joke, and taking proper precautions to protect pets is vitally important to their health, according to Yampa Valley pet experts. Perhaps the most important message veterinarians and the Humane Society want pet owners to hear is that if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your pet.

Weather Watch: Cold conditions in store for Craig, Moffat County

The snow may be slowing down heading into the New Year, but Jack Frost is going as strong as ever.

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Preparation key to safe winter car travel, experts say

Having a well-stocked emergency kit and following some safe driving tips could be the difference between life and death during a snowy, winter road trip.

Weather Watch: Abundant snowfall to give Craig a white Christmas

It’s not certain yet if Northwest Colorado will awaken Christmas morning to a blanket of new powder, but the days leading up to it will feature a lot of the substance.

Weather Watch: Craig sees Thanksgiving snow, with more on the way

Those who were hoping for snow to kick off the holiday got their wish granted recently, and the activity may not be done yet. Craig saw about six inches of powder in the past few days, with roughly half of the cold substance falling in the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day. Precipitation looks to continue Sunday and Monday, possibly stretching through Tuesday as the area is under a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” by the National Weather Service.

Rabbit Ears Pass sees above average snowpack

Recent storms have helped build an above average snowpack on Rabbit Ears Pass.

More snow in forecast for Steamboat before Nov. 25 ski area opening

The ski area’s snowmaking crews were busy Friday morning with valley temperatures as low as 12 degrees, and meteorologists who focus on the ski resorts say there could be more natural snowfall on the way next week.