Current conditions

  • 50°
  • Fair
  • Dew point: 42.0
  • Wind from E 3 mph
  • Visibility: 10
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Pressure: 1014

Today

  • Hi 88°

Tonight

  • Lo 54°

Mon

Chance Thunderstorms
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  • 50°

Tue

Slight Chance Thunderstorms
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Wed

Partly Sunny
  • 87°
  • 49°

Thu

Partly Sunny
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Fri

Partly Sunny
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Weather Watch: Rain to continue at ‘above-normal’ levels for Craig

The moisture won’t be totally drying up for Northwest Colorado this week, though it also won’t stay long. Mild storming will likely hit Craig and Moffat County early in the week to come, as a high-pressure system forming over Texas pushes wet weather elsewhere, including the Western Slope.

Chance for rain in Steamboat increases Sunday after dry second half of June

The dry spell could break over the holiday weekend with the greatest chance of rain arriving Sunday in the Park Range outside Steamboat as well as in the Flat Tops.

Warm weather continues through the week in Steamboat

Seasonably warm temperatures are expected to continue through the first half of the week, with some isolated moisture throughout the region, forecasters are predicting.

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June 1 snowpack far exceeds normal across the Colorado Rockies

The areas that carry the highest snowpack deep into summer are also susceptible to flood danger. Hoosier Pass, on Colorado Highway 9 between Breckenridge and South Park, with 14.2 inches of water content, is a case in point.

Weather Watch: Wet week likely for Craig

Summertime in Northwest Colorado means warmer weather though still far from being considered tropical. However, the area will nonetheless be affected by conditions you’d expect in other parts of the world. The National Weather Service forecast for Craig and much of Colorado is for a dry start to the week followed by a splash of wet weather. The past weekend, Tropical Storm Andres in the Eastern Pacific helped bring some precipitation, and Tropical Storm Blanca near the Baja Peninsula threatens to do the same.

80 degree weather in store for Craig

Sunny weather is upon us

Break out the flip flops and sandals — Craig is getting a heat wave this week compared to the past several weeks of rain and uncertain temperatures.

Weather Watch: Spring rains, warming temperatures ahead this week

Spring rains will replace spring snow as seasonal weather systems pass through Northwest Colorado this week.

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Snow tire legislation loses traction in Colorado Senate

State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush will continue to push for new legislation that would require more drivers to use snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains despite the State Senate's move to study the issue first.

Cooling trend dropping streamflows in Yampa River after mild month of March

Snowpack in the Yampa Basin above Craig and Steamboat Springs is low and temperatures have been atypically high since March, but the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center still gives the Yampa River a 90 percent chance of peaking at 2,000 cubic feet per second.

Weather Watch: High winds bring fire caution to Moffat County

Moffat County is under a fire weather watch Sunday and Monday by the National Weather Service, with extremely dry and windy conditions necessitating caution.

Weather Watch: Cold front, wind expected to impact Craig midweek

Northwest Colorado will experience some bluster this week, though it’s anyone’s guess if that will impact the Easter holiday weekend.

Mild temperatures and sunny skies ahead for the week

March has made a quick transition from lion to lamb, with mild temperatures and clear skies expected to continue throughout most of the week in Craig.

Weather Watch: Scattered showers possible as cold moves into Craig

Craig and Moffat County will likely see some precipitation and definitely cooler temperatures this week as something wintry this way comes, showing it isn’t full-fledged springtime in these parts.

Precipitation could hit Craig Monday

Warmer weather expected mid week

The dry, spring-like weather in Craig might end for a day or two this week, as a small snowstorm is forecasted to blanket Craig on Monday, only to taper off and dry up on Tuesday.

Weather Watch: Precipitation possible for Craig as warmth remains in area

Craig experienced its warmest day of 2015 on Saturday when the temperature reached 57, and according to the National Weather Service, this unseasonable warmth will diminish only slightly as a small amount of precipitation creeps into the area with a cold front starting Monday night.

Weather Watch: Mild storms to touch Craig, small amount of snow possible

A pair of storm systems from the Pacific Northwest is headed toward Colorado, taking effect primarily Sunday with some additional holdover Monday and part of Tuesday.

Weather Watch: Weekend storm pattern looks to repeat for Craig

Moffat County will get a breather from its recent snow flurries, but another round will be right around the corner.

Weather Watch: Storm to bring more snow to Craig

The Christmas season brought with it lower temperatures and plenty of snow, and for this week, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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Early holiday skiers flying into Steamboat ahead of snowstorm

Vacationing skiers who stay through the weekend should enjoy a good dose of powder beginning Sunday, with the storm intensifying Monday.

Weather Watch: Small, midweek snow showers hint at winter in Craig

Craig got another taste of winter weather during the past weekend, and it certainly won’t be its last, but the big seasonal storm won’t come this week.