Friday, December 19, 2014

Heavy wet mountain snow

A few spotty light snow showers are expected to move into northern/central Utah on Friday night with tr-1" accumulation mainly over the mountains of northern Utah.  A prolonged moist northwest flow at mountain top levels (mainly southerly flow at the surface) is anticipated to set up over northern/central Utah on Saturday night and continue through the day on Monday with heavy wet snow for the mountains, rain in the valleys and as high as 7,000 ft. Plan on a general 18-24" of snow for most northern/central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft with local 24-30" amounts. Click on the below map for WRF model forecasted snow through 5pm Monday.


Friday, December 12, 2014

Left overs (9)

Valley rain and mountain snow will move into southwestern Utah on Friday afternoon then through the entire state on Friday night, a few lingering snow showers on Saturday mainly over and near the mountains. Plan on a general 3-9" of snow for most Utah mountains above 8,000 ft. Below is the National Weather Service Salt Lake office forecasted snow amounts through 5pm Saturday.


WRF Model forecasted snow between 5am Friday and 5am Monday.


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Small warm storm

A small and warm storm (warm for December) is expected to bring scattered light valley rain showers and mountain snow showers to the entire state at times Tuesday night through the day on Thursday, most hours dry in the valleys. Plan on a general 1-5" of snow for most Utah mountain areas above 8,000 ft. See the below WRF model forecasted snow through 5am on Friday.


Sunday, November 30, 2014

December Outlook

Plan on above normal temperatures for all of Utah in December with above normal precipitation for southern 2/3rds of the state.


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Another weak storm (8)

A weak cold font will move into northern Utah on Saturday night and stall near the point of the mountain by mid morning on Sunday, the front then retreats back to the north as a warm front on Sunday afternoon/night. Plan on a general 1-5" of snow for the central/northern Wasatch and Uinta mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below map for WRF model forecasted snow for this storm.


Monday, November 24, 2014

Weak storm (7)

A weak storm (warm front) is expected to spread mountain snow into northern Utah on Tuesday morning as early as 5am and continue through as late as 1am Wednesday. FYI, This type of over running (warm front) situation is prone to riming. Plan on a general 1-3" of snow for the central/southern Wasatch and Uinta mountains above 8,000 ft with 4-8" for the northern Wasatch/Bear River Mountains, most snow falling over the Bear River Mountains. Click on the below map for WRF model forecasted snow through 5pm Thursday.


Friday, November 21, 2014

A little snow in the mountains


Good winter storm (5/6)

A warm front is expected to spread valley rain and mountain snow into northern Utah on Saturday morning ahead of a cold front that moves through in the afternoon that will change the valley rain to snow, continued lighter snow showers on Saturday night at times mainly over the mountains. Plan on a general break in the snow on Sunday for most areas except south and east of the Great Salt Lake where lake effect is projected to set up. A second round of snow is anticipated to move in on Sunday night and continue into the morning hours on Monday, most snow on Monday will again mainly fall in areas south and east of the Great Salt Lake and over the mountains in areas that do well in a northwest flow. Plan on a general 10-20" of snow for most northern/central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 18-28" for the Cottonwoods. In the valleys look for a general tr-2", 2-5" benches and in areas that see lake effect. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow for this storm. Enjoy!


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Finally some real snow for the mountains! (3/4)

A warm front is expected to move through mainly northern Utah on Thursday with valley snow changing to rain, snow on the mountains. Plan on continued showers at times on Friday focused over the mountains ahead of a cold front that is projected to move through the entire state late Friday night and through the day on Saturday with valley rain changing back to snow. Below is the model forecasted snow through 5PM Saturday. Plan on a general 10-20" of snow for the northern/central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft by 5PM on Saturday, local 24"+ possible!




Sunday, November 9, 2014

Windy, cold, very little snow (2)

A strong cold front will move through the state on Monday bringing mainly wind and cold temperatures, tr-3" of snow for the northern Utah mountains. Below is the model forecast snow for this small snow producing storm.


Friday, October 31, 2014

First real snow of the season (1)

A small storm is expected to deliver a general 3-6" of snow to most Utah mountains this weekend above 8,000 ft with local 6-12" amounts above 10,000 ft focused in the Uinta's.


November Outlook

Plan on above normal temperatures for the entire state in November with near normal precipitation.