Still dry up high

Outlet: Cortez Journal

May 9, 2013

Rain early this week has provided some small hope for ag producers in Montezuma County, but runoff from the high country is not likely to go far toward mitigating the drought, and this year’s wildfire danger is almost guaranteed to be severe. Early in 2013, the weather outlook for Southwest Colorado looked promising. Storms swept through Cortez at a steady clip.