Snowpack conditions in the Arkansas River Basin continue to be below normal. The latest numbers released today show the snow to water equivalency at about 3.5 inches. This time last year, that number was pushing six inches. Overall, the basin is about half of where it should be. Across Colorado, the numbers are much closer together, though statewide basin numbers are still about 64% of normal.

Check snowpack numbers across the state here.

Original Snow Series story from December looking at the moisture levels in Southern Colorado.

 

Comments are closed.

News

Getty Images
August 22, 2014 | KHN · An insurer denied free coverage for NuvaRing, a small birth control device that works for three weeks at a time by releasing hormones similar to those used by birth control pills.
 

AP
August 22, 2014 | NPR · One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has executed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.
 

AP
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.
 

Arts & Life

 NPR
August 22, 2014 | NPR · At our very first New York live show, we talk about the things we loved this summer and the things we’re looking forward to in the fall. And, of course, we get to what’s making us happy this week.
 

Getty Images
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Also: How to tell you’re in a Balzac novel; Ernest Hemingway’s letters.
 

First Second
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Comics critic Etelka Lehoczky says the wildly discordant art styles in a new graphic novel compilation of World War I poetry work to illuminate the emotional chaos of soldiers on the Western Front.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
August 21, 2014 | WXPN · Writer and radio personality Catalina Maria Johnson explores a musical movement in Argentina. She first heard the music through visual arts and describes it as ecological, spiritual and organic.
 

Courtesy of the artist
August 21, 2014 | WXPN · The bassist, singer and songwriter performs music from her new album (Comet, Come To Me) and discusses how Nina Simone’s work influences her own.
 

August 21, 2014 | NPR · Before Ponty came to the States, he already had his concept. Fresh Air critic Kevin Whitehead reviews the digital reissue of Sunday Walk.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab