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Storm System To Lift From The Southern U.S. To Great Lakes Over The Next Couple Of Days

A storm will develop, intensify and lift northward from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes over the next two days. The weather hazards of most concern today are severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, isolated large hail and tornadoes and heavy rain with possible flooding in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid South. Then on Thursday, a zone of heavy snow may fall in Iowa and Wisconsin. Read More >

Western Colorado and Eastern Utah Precipitation and Drought Monitor

 

 

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Utah Precipitation Summary

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Latest Drought Information Statement Issued by NWS Grand Junction 

Colorado State University provides Information on Drought Resources for Colorado. 

Climate Information (including daily and monthly temperature and precipitation values) for western CO.

General Climate Information for all of Colorado.

Colorado Crop Reports provided by the UDSA.

River and Stream Flow Information for Grand Junction Colorado and for the United States. 

USGS Colorado Ground Water Resources.

National Resources Conservation Services Water Supply Information.

 

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