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 112157 ESFGJT COC037-045-077-097-UTC019-132200- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 357 PM MDT THU JUN 11 2015 ...INCREASED FLOWS TO CONTINUE ON THE EAGLE...COLORADO...FRYING PAN...CRYSTAL RIVERS AND GORE CREEK... WARM LOW TEMPERATURES HAVE INCREASED SNOW MELT. HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE STARTING THROUGH SATURDAY WITH DEEP MOISTURE INCREASING OVER THE REGION. FLOWS IN THE EAGLE...COLORADO...FRYING PAN AND CRYSTAL RIVERS WILL REMAIN HIGH TO NEAR OR AT BANKFULL LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. GORE CREEK WILL ALSO REMAIN HIGH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS TO NEAR OR JUST ABOVE BANKFULL LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A FEW LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVERS MAY BECOME INUNDATED. CAUTION IS ADVISED WHEN WALKING OR RECREATING NEAR RIVERS AND STREAMS AS WATER WILL BE COLD AND RUNNING FAST. RIVERBANKS COULD BE UNSTABLE. $$ AS