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 261514 ESFGJT COC097-281515- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 914 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015 ...EXPECT INCREASED FLOWS ON THE CRYSTAL RIVER... WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE SNOW MELT THROUGH THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. THE INCREASED SNOW MELT AND RUNOFF FROM RECENT RAINFALL HAVE PRODUCED A FORECAST OF HIGHER FLOWS FOR THE CRYSTAL RIVER. FLOWS ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY OVER THE NEXT 3 TO 5 DAYS BUT REMAIN BELOW BANKFULL. FLOODING IS NOT FORECAST OR ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME. $$ AS