Why rain on snow in the California mountains worries scientists
Professor Keith Musselman explains the complex risks rain on snow creates and how they might change in a warming climate.
Scientists studying water supply focus on weeks following peak snowpack
Water managers in the Colorado River Basin are gaining a better understanding that what happens in the weeks after peak snowpack.
The Great Drenching
How did California get battered by a relentless barrage of devastating atmospheric river storms despite La Niña?
Once a rich desert river, the Gila struggles to keep flowing
Population growth, agricultural withdrawals and climate change have badly diminished the river and threaten its future.
Climate Change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more record-breaking...
Climate change and warming temperatures are exacerbating heavy rainfall and flooding events.
Colorado Reservoirs at 85% of average capacity, with little recovery expected summer rains may...
Drought and decreased snowpack have left Colorado reservoirs below average capacity levels.
Scientists in the East River watershed collect ‘mountains of data’ to understand water in...
In a first-of-its-kind project, scientists will trace snow from where it arrives in the atmosphere, to where it melts into the ground.
Early peak runoff for Western Slope rivers
Snowpack in Colorado is melting earlier than expected due to an increase in dust storm severity.
Spring runoff forecast looks better than last two years
Colorado’s predictions for spring runoff are looking better than the past two years, but streamflows are still expected to be below normal.
La Niña likely to continue, intensifying drought, wildfires; snowpack hits 91% of average
Colorado's drought may continue into the fall, bringing a third year of below-average snowpack and streamflows and high wildfire danger.