June 27, 2022
Monsoon season in southwest Colorado starts Wednesday
Monsoon season is right on par with typical weather patterns. As drought remains critical in parts of southwest Colorado, the National Weather Service predicts precipitation in the area throughout the rest of the month and into August.
By Sarah Flower
with Matthew Aleksa, National Weather Services Grand Junction Meteorologist
The chance of thunderstorms continues in southwest Colorado with the bulk of the storms coming in later this week. Matthew Aleksa is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. He says the precipitation that's expected is right on course with rain patterns in years past.
Well, drought concerns are still on the minds of many. Aleksa says recent storms have left about an inch of rain in some areas of the four corners. According to the US Drought Monitor. Southwest Colorado is still experiencing severe to extreme drought conditions, something Aleksa says won't be changing anytime soon.
Reporting for KSUT Tribal Radio. I'm Sarah Flower
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