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Colorado Climate Center Website

The climate center website has not seen a major upgrade since the early 2000s! We decided it was really time to integrate some 21st century technology. Twenty years ago, our website was "cutting edge". We provided climate data that couldn't be found anywhere else online! These days, there are plenty of data repositories that can be freely accessed. We want to continue to make that data easy to access on our website. But we also want to provide you with more than just the raw data. We want to educate and inform our visitors with how that data makes up the complex and interesting climate of Colorado. We aim to make our new website your "one stop shop" for all things pertaining to Colorado's climate. If you can't find the answer on our website, let us know so that we can add it!

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Rainwater Collection in Colorado

Quick Facts: 1) Most homeowners in Colorado are now allowed to use rain barrels to collect rainwater. 2) A maximum of two rain barrels with a combined storage of 110 gallons or less are allowed at each household. 3) Collected rainwater may be used to irrigate outdoor lawns, plants or gardens. 4) Untreated rainwater collected from roofs is not safe to drink.

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Firewise Homeowners Checklist

Last fall, with the concern of continued dry weather, the Crowley County Commissioners and the local Colorado State University Extension office in Crowley County printed a brochure obtained from the Firewise website (http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/teaching-tools/brochures-and- booklets.aspx): How to Have a Firewise Home.

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