Thursday, April 30, 2015

May outlook

Plan on above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation for most of Utah in May.


Friday, April 24, 2015

Valley rain and mountain snow (27)

Plan on valley rain and mountain snow to continue at times Friday into the day on Sunday. Look for a general 0.50-1.00" (local 1.00-2.00") of water for the valleys, 6-16" (local 16-22") of snow for the mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow through 6am on Monday.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Windy!

Below is the HRRR model forecast winds for 3pm today, cold front is forecasted to be near the Salt Lake County/Utah County line at this time. Plan on general southerly winds increasing into the 20-30 g/45 mph range with local 30-40 g/65+ mph ahead of the front, similar northerly winds just behind the front then decreasing!




Monday, April 13, 2015

Strong cold front, mountain and valley snow (26)

A strong cold front is expected to push through the state on Tuesday with valley rain and mountain snow, turning to all snow on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning then clearing in most areas with linger mountain snow showers that end by dark on Wednesday. Plan on a general trace-1/2 for the northern Wasatch front valleys, 1/2-2" for the central/southern Wasatch front valleys and northern Wasatch Front benches, and 3-5" for local bench areas in Salt Lake/Tooele/Utah valleys. In the mountains plan on a general 6-10" of snow above 7,000 ft with local 11-16" in the Cottonwoods/Uinta's. Click on the below link for the WRF model forecasted snow for this storm.


Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Spring snow (25)

Plan on a general 4-7" snow above 7,000 ft with local 8-10". Below is the model forecasted snow 6am Tuesday through 6am Friday.


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Light snow showers (24)

Plan on light snow showers over the central/southern Wasatch and Uinta mountains on Thursday, spotty light snow showers in the central/southern Wasatch Front valleys on Thursday morning. No accumulating snow is expected in the valleys, trace benches, up to 3" above 10,000 ft in the Uinta mountains. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow through 6pm Saturday.


March 2015 Climatic Summary

Click on the below link
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/slc/climate/CLM/March2015_Climatic_Summary.pdf

Snow Water Equivalent % of Normal, worst I have ever seen for April 1st!