Colorado snowpack struggling in some river basins

A Delta plane. (AP file)

DENVER — The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show northwest and southwest Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.

Some of the driest conditions can be found in the Upper Rio Grande and the San Juan-Dolores-San Miguel-Animas river basins.

According to KCNC-TV (, the South Platte River Basin, which includes Denver and much of the Interstate 25 urban corridor, is doing the best so far this year with near-normal snowfall totals.


Information from: KCNC-TV,

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