Spring hopes eternal for declining snowpack

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

March 26, 2011

Snowpack in the Colorado Rockies has been declining in the past week, but one good storm could change the picture. Arkansas River basin snowpack slipped below average for the first time this season, while snowpack throughout the state declined slightly. Dry conditions continued to worsen in the Rio Grande basin as well, according to measurements by the Natural Resources Conservation Service…

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