120 Years: 1997

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UV index: 3 (moderate)

Fireplace advisory

It’s OK to burn today.

— Mesa County Health Dept.

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The City of Grand Junction gets a big lawn to mow as its dedicates the new Canyon View Park. More grass gets watered on Orchard Mesa as the Chipeta Golf Course opens.

Habitat for Humanity completes its first home built entirely by “Women Build.”  “South Park,” an adult cartoon set in Colorado, debuts on Comedy Central.

In Denver, a jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. The U.S. Department of the Treasury unveils a new $50 bill that is supposedly more difficult to counterfeit.

F. W.  Woolworth Company closes for good after 117 years in business and the USS Constitution get a makeover and sets sail on her 200th birthday.

Madeline Albright becomes the first female Secretary of State and Diana, Princess of Wales. dies in a car crash in Paris.

THE GRAND VALLEY’S 4-DAY OUTLOOK

NATIONAL FORECAST AND TEMPERATURES

WATER LEVELS AND FLOWS

WEATHER HELPLINES

AREA FORECAST

COLORADO TODAY

COLORADO TEMPERATURES

  WEATHER

Here’s what’s in store today

High 41, Low 28

Cloudy, winter preview

Sunset today

5:09 p.m.

Sunrise

Wednesday

6:48 a.m.

Temperature

High 43 at 1:21 p.m.

Low 26 at 3:32 a.m.

Average high 57

Average low 32

Record high 71 in 1977

Record low 19 in 1956

High this date last year 64

Low this date last year 31

Precipitation

For the period ending at 5 p.m. 0.00 in.

Total this month trace

Average month to date 0.11 in.

Total for year 10.42 in.

Average year to date 8.21 in.

Relative humidity

High 78% at 8 a.m.

Low 39% at 1 p.m.

 

Delta/Montrose

High 37, Low 27, cloudy

Rifle

High 37, Low 17, snow

Glenwood Springs

High 32, Low 16, snow

Grand Mesa

High 25, Low 12, snow

Southeastern Utah

High 48, Low 26, cloudy

Denver area

High 32, Low 28, snow

 

MONDAY IN

GRAND JUNCTION

WEDNESDAY

High 45, Low 28

FRIDAY

High 56, Low 34

THURSDAY

High 53, Low 34

SATURDAY

High 58, Low 35

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