Snowpack http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Had A Great Snowpack Year, In Some Cases Really Great http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-had-great-snowpack-year-some-cases-really-great <p>Skiing across Colorado’s high country was exceptional in 2014, with some resorts reporting more than 300 inches of snow. All that snow translated to an above-average snowpack.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:09:43 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58117 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Had A Great Snowpack Year, In Some Cases Really Great Big Water Boosts Flows For Whitewater Rafters http://www.kunc.org/post/big-water-boosts-flows-whitewater-rafters <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="A surfer rides the Colorado River at the Glenwood Springs Wave Park. Rivers are high due to a big mountain snowpack." data-attribution="Credit Marci Krivonen" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kajx/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201406/photo_%2811%29.JPG" alt="" /><p>This winter’s mega snowpack in the mountains is melting and filling reservoirs and rivers around the state. For whitewater rafting companies the big flows are good for thrills. But, some stretches are river are too full to float. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 57505 at http://www.kunc.org Big Water Boosts Flows For Whitewater Rafters As Water Rises, Greeley Officials Keep Close Eye On Poudre River http://www.kunc.org/post/water-rises-greeley-officials-keep-close-eye-poudre-river <p>Some Greeley residents got a surprise Sunday night as the Greeley Fire Department initiated reverse-911 phone calls giving notice of voluntary evacuations near the Poudre River.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:45:42 +0000 Erin OToole & Grace Hood 57283 at http://www.kunc.org As Water Rises, Greeley Officials Keep Close Eye On Poudre River Mountain Roads Reopening For Long Weekend http://www.kunc.org/post/mountain-roads-reopening-long-weekend <p>For those of you wishing to venture into the mountains this 2014 Memorial Day weekend you’re in luck. Many mountain roads closed for the winter are now reopening. Some roads remain closed for the foreseeable future and others are temporarily open during daytime hours. Here's a complete list on the current status of the main mountain roads for Colorado’s Northern and Central Mountains.</p><p> Sat, 24 May 2014 13:52:39 +0000 Dan Greenwood 56904 at http://www.kunc.org Mountain Roads Reopening For Long Weekend Water Board Sets Allotment For Northern Colorado Farmers, Cities http://www.kunc.org/post/water-board-sets-allotment-northern-colorado-farmers-cities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Northern Colorado farmers and municipalities will see a bump from last fall in how much supplemental water they receive from the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, which pulls Western Slope water to the Front Range.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:20:41 +0000 Luke Runyon 55381 at http://www.kunc.org Water Board Sets Allotment For Northern Colorado Farmers, Cities