Weather for Aspen, Colorado
Lat: 39.19N, Lon: 106.83W
Wx Zone: COZ010 CWA Used: GJT
Colorado Drought Monitor
The Colorado Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Colorado land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Colorado Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS75 KGJT 010115 ESFGJT COC085-113-020115- Hydrologic Outlook National Weather Service Grand Junction CO 715 PM MDT Fri Mar 31 2017 ...Higher flows occurring along the Dolores River... The combination of snowmelt and rainfall earlier today has pushed river levels up along many reaches of the Dolores River in Montrose and San Miguel Counties this evening. The river has not reached bankfull conditions, and a steady decline is expected overnight. However additional rainfall and runoff over the next 24 hours may lead to additional actions being taken. $$