Ten percent of the state – mainly north-central and northeastern Colorado –
Denver straddles between abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions, as is the case with much of the Front Range. But move south in either direction of the map and conditions get dire the farther you go.
Portions of eight southwestern Colorado counties are currently experiencing extreme drought, with most of the southwest currently under severe drought.
The state’s snowpack is at about 72 percent of its normal levels, and about 52 percent of where it stood on March 15 of last year.