Pictures from around western Colorado and eastern Utah
Contour map of Colorado with the word 'Drought' overlay
 
Category Description Possible Impacts
D0 Abnormally Dry Going into drought: short-term dryness slowing planting, growth of crops or pastures; fire risk above average. Coming out of drought: some lingering water deficits; pastures or crops not fully recovered.
D1 Moderate Drought Some damage to crops, pastures; fire risk high; streams, reservoirs, or wells low, some water shortages developing or imminent, voluntary water userestrictions requested
D2 Severe Drought Crop or pasture losses likely; fire risk very high; water shortages common; water restrictions imposed
D3 Extreme Drought Major crop/pasture losses; extreme fire danger; widespread water shortages or restrictions
D4 Exceptional Drought Exceptional and widespread crop/pasture losses; exceptional fire risk; shortages of water in reservoirs, streams, and wells, creating water emergencies


Small image of the Drought Monitor page for the U.S.
Drought Monitor

Small image of the Seasonal Outlook page for the U.S.
Seasonal Outlook
Latest La Niña / El Niño Conditions and Forecasts
 
Colorado Surface Water Supply Index (SWSI)
 
 

6-10 Day Temperature Forecast
 
6-10 Day Precipitation
Forecast

Latest Sea Surface Temperatures
 
8-14 Day Temperature Forecast 8-14 Day Precipitation
Forecast

Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin
 
30 Day Temperature
Forecast
30 Day Precipitation
Forecast

Drought Calculator
 
90 Day Temperature
Forecast

90 Day Precipitation
Forecast

 

 


Latest Fire Weather Forecasts
 
Regional Temperature & Precipitation

Ultraviolet (UV) Forecasts
 
Heat Index
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