Monday, January 27, 2014

Winter finally returns!

A storm (warm front initially) is finally expected to move into Utah on Wednesday and continue into the day on Friday, most of the snow arrives early on Thursday with the cold front in northern Utah then the front stalls over central/southern Utah on Friday with clearing in northern Utah. As of now plan on a general 10-20" of snow for most central and northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft with 4-8" in the southern Utah mountains. Click on the below map for details.


Monday, January 20, 2014

Utah Snow Cover

Click on the below satellite picture to see the snow cover over Utah on January 20th.


Friday, January 17, 2014

February Outlook

Little change is forecasted for February with warmer than normal temperatures for much of the state, near normal temperatures for the northeast corner. Look for near normal precipitation for most of the state with below normal for precipitation for the southwest corner. FYI, this long range forecast does not take into account any valley inversions.




Saturday, January 11, 2014

Last storm

Once more storm is forecasted to move into mainly northern Utah on Saturday night with snow continuing at times into Monday morning. In general plan on a trace-3" in the Wasatch front valleys, 2-5" for the benches, 5-8" for the mountain valleys, and 8-18" for the mountain areas above 7,000 ft. Click on the below image for WRF model forecasted snow for this storm.


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Series of storms

Three storms are forecasted to move through mainly northern Utah through Friday morning with the strongest storm arriving on Thursday, another possible storm on the weekend. In general plan on 2-4" of snow for the Wasatch Front valleys, 4-6" benches and mountain valleys, 6-12" for the Wasatch mountains above 7,000 ft. Enjoy the new snow!

Click on the below image for WRF model forecasted snow through 5am on Friday.