Hope deflating on the Yampa River | SteamboatToday.com

Hope deflating on the Yampa River

Steamboat river already approaching end of recreation season

Clusters of tubers float down the Yampa River on Sunday near the Fifth Street Bridge. The river was barely flowing above 100 cubic feet per second Sunday afternoon

Fire ban is in effect

On June 14, Gov. John Hickenlooper enacted a statewide fire ban that prohibits open burning including campfires, warming fires, charcoal grill fires, fused explosives and fireworks

The ban does not prohibit fires in liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, fireplaces contained within buildings, charcoal grills at private residences, fire pits, commercial and professional fireworks displays and approved prescribed agricultural burns

Routt County’s current fire ban can be viewed here.