The Superior Express -

Thankfully we got rain not snow

Record setting snow falls on Colorado, Wyoming


March 18, 2021

Superior received nearly three inches of rain over the weekend. The gentle rain soaked the dry earth and produced little runoff. This water stands around the pump house near the lagoon in Lincoln Park.

The term "million dollar rain" is often applied to summer rain events that come during a drought period but we think it is an appropriate term to describe the rain that started falling on this area Saturday and continued through Monday.

Had the temperature been a few degrees cooler, delivery of this week's newspaper would likely have been delayed by blocked roads and the cost to clear away the snow would have been substantial.

Heavy snow in Colorado and Wyoming closed both I-70 and I-80 and grounded more than a 2,300 airplane flights serving the Denver airport. Road crews did not expect t...

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