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In Colorado’s snowiest season, dry conditions still fuel wildfires

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Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
Boulder Fire-Rescue responds to the NCAR fire near the Table Mesa neighborhood. March 26, 2022.

March and April are among Colorado’s snowiest months, but in the last few days authorities have ordered evacuations in Boulder and near Estes Park as they’ve fought wildfires. What's going on? Mike Nelson, chief meteorologist at Denver7, joins us for our regular update on weather, climate and climate change.