Federal climate scientists say the next three months will be tough for drought-plagued Texas and some neighboring states, including Colorado.
While the risk of flooding due to this year’s record snowpack has diminished somewhat - state and county emergency officials remain on alert for the possibility of flooding from other sources.
Larimer County officials are optimistic that spring runoff from this year’s record snow in parts of the state won’t turn into serious flooding for northern Colorado.
Flooding continues to be a concern even as temperatures that have been in the upper 80s and 90s return to more seasonal highs.
The risk of flooding from mountain snowpack is expected to pick up this week as temperatures climb to some of the highest of the season.