Consecutive weeks of 100-plus degree heat combined with little to no rain is giving Western Colorado a case of the blues. Are you ready for a reprieve? With a little luck, Mother Nature may have pity on us over the final weekend of August.
Take a look at the dry, hot weather happening right now in Grand Junction and Western Colorado. Go ahead and get used to it. More than likely, this is what the region can expect for the rest of the summer.
Are you dying to climb Mt. Garfield in the near future? You might want to put that plan on the back burner. I can think of two good reasons NOT to hike Mt. Garfield this week. This reason alone is more than adequate.
How about that early afternoon rain we saw today? Pretty cool, huh? Most people were starting to forget what rain looked like. We don't get a ton of rain here in Western Colorado. These last few months, we've barely had an ounce. What happens if and when we get too much?