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Hey, Colorado, why so dry?

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Skiers head up on the Black Mountain Express chairlift at Arapahoe Basin on November 30, 2021.

Assistant state climatologist Becky Bollinger says the mountains will see winter this week and the Front Range might get some snow too. But after a long dry spell and unusually warm temperatures, what’s behind Colorado’s strange fall -- and what’s ahead this winter?