Experts have been telling us that Colorado in extreme drought and that it is only going to get worse.
The Colorado Climate Center at CSU confirmed this storm’s record of 14.9 inches at the university’s central campus. Higher elevation areas got significantly more snow, including 27 inches near Estes Park.
They also tell us that global warming has destroyed the ski industry.
For Immediate Release
Vail and Breckenridge Extend Ski Seasons
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — April 16, 2013 —Breckenridge Ski Resort and Vail officials announced today they will extend the two resorts’ ski seasons one additional weekend, April 19-21, due to the large amounts of snow the resorts have received over the last part of the season. Breckenridge has received over five feet of snow so far in April, including another 16 inches since the official closing on Sunday. At Vail 24 inches has fallen since closing day of the 50th anniversary season. Additional snow is in the forecast this week for both resorts.
Five years ago, CU experts told us that global warming means shorter ski seasons
Study: Climate change may force skiers uphill
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
DENVER — A study of two Rocky Mountain ski resorts says climate change will mean shorter seasons and less snow on lower slopes.