Current conditions

  • 42°
  • Fair
  • Dew point: 28.0
  • Wind from S 4 mph
  • Visibility: 10
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Pressure: 1019

Today

  • Hi 55°

Tonight

  • Lo 26°

Sat

Partly Sunny
  • 54°
  • 26°

Sun

Mostly Sunny
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  • 30°

Mon

Chance Rain Showers
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  • 26°

Tue

Partly Sunny
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  • 19°

Wed

Partly Sunny
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Snow, freezing temperatures in Craig to hold spring hostage until Saturday

Craig residents will have to tuck the flip-flops and sun hats back into the closet for a few days as windy, dry conditions give way to snow and freezing temperatures this week.

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When will it warm up in Craig?

Spring sprung in March, so why is it still cold, snowy and rainy in Craig and when will it change?

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Rain and snow in Craig's forecast for Thursday, Friday

April showers have been pretty sparse this year, but a 24-hour weather system will be moving through Northwest Colorado Thursday and Friday bringing rain and possibly even snow.

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Midweek storming in Craig to shake up unseasonable spring warmth

A warm and dry start to springtime in the Yampa Valley might change a tad this week, but don’t be surprised if the conditions go right back to being nearly tropical.

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Weather Watch: Warm temperatures on the rise

Weeklong forecast is so bright you'll need shades

Break out the sunscreen and sunglasses, as temperatures are on the rise in Northwest Colorado.

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Snow, cold making a return to Steamboat

Some much needed snow was headed toward the Steamboat Springs area Tuesday.

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Warm, wet temps to hit Craig this week

Craig’s high on Monday is forecast at 40 degrees with a 40 percent chance of snow showers, and Tuesday temps will drop to 33 degrees with a 70 percent of snow showers, according to the National Weather Service.

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Warmer temperatures hit Craig along with rain and snow mix

Warmer weather is expected this week, which is sure to thaw Northwest Colorado after back to back days of subzero temperatures.

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Electricity went down in parts of Craig during frigid temperatures

Many businesses and residents in Craig were without electricity Friday morning when temperatures read minus 19 degrees around 11 a.m.

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Dangerously low temperatures to roll through Northwest Colorado

The snowstorm that brought large amounts of snow to Northwest Colorado is clearing the area as an Arctic cold front moves in from the north bringing dangerously low temperatures.

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Craig sees snow pile up to start new year as storm brings 18 inches

More cold weather expected later this week as Arctic system brings more precipitation

The snowstorm blasting Northwest Colorado has brought accumulations of 18 inches or more to the Craig area. “We are transitioning into a really wet period this week with a strong jet stream and Pacific moisture coming directly across to Colorado. The conditions are just right with instability providing octane for making good snow,” said Dennis Phillips, a meteorologist in the Grand Junction office of the National Weather Service.

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Icy roads cause multiple rollovers Sunday, Monday

Officials responded to a string of rollover accidents in Northwest Colorado Sunday night through Monday afternoon after a statewide winter storm this weekend left roads icy and slick.

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Weather Watch: Winter wonderland has arrived with snow showers into next week

Snow and blowing snow over the weekend created conditions similar to a violently shaken snow globe, and now that winter weather has arrived it looks to stay with forecasts predicting accumulations of two feet or more of snow into next week.

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CDOT snow plow malfunctions, damages Craig storefront windows

Winter weather comes with the usual mishaps, but several Craig business owners returned from Thanksgiving to an unwelcome surprise: chipped and broken storefront windows due to rogue gravel from a Colorado Department of Transportation snow plow.

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Craig hit with power outages after rough burst of weather

Strong winds and brief rain hit Craig in the late afternoon and early evening Thursday, causing electrical power outrages in multiple parts of town, including Ranney Street and Victory Way, part of isolated showers and thunderstorms throughout Northwest Colorado.

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High-tech mini river raft measures Yampa River streamflow

Yampa River rises, data uploads

Jeff Foster, of the the U.S. Geological Survey, launched a high-tech streamflow measuring device called an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler into the Yampa River at Fifth Street to make precise measurements of the river’s flows.

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Friday night wind gust drops evergreen on Hayden home

Matt and Lauren Kuckkahn had just returned home from doing errands in Hayden at about 5 p.m. when they discovered that one half of a very large evergreen tree had fallen on the front entrance of their home.

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Dry February in Colorado Rockies puts emphasis on spring snow storms

Normal February precipitation in the city of Steamboat Springs is 1.9 inches of moisture, according to the National Weather Service. In February 2016, Steamboat saw just 1.36 inches.

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Snow water stored on Rabbit Ears Pass is 135 percent of median for Feb. 1

Steamboat skiers and snowboarders prefer their champagne dry, but the relatively wet snow that buried the slopes over the weekend put a big boost into the snowpack on nearby Rabbit Ears Pass

Weather Watch: Pacific moisture hits Moffat County, warm-up expected later in week

With erratic weather happening in other parts of the country, the people of Northwest Colorado can rest easy that the activity they’ll be seeing may be cold and wet but nothing they can’t handle.