Sunday, March 27, 2016

Slow moving storm (40)

A slow moving storm is forecasted to push into northern Utah early on Monday morning, moves into southeast Utah on Tuesday morning. This slow moving storm is expected to be a long duration event lingering over the state through Thursday before finally pulling out. Plan on a general 8-16" (local 17-24") of snow for the northern Utah mountains above 7,000 ft, less the further south and east you go. Look for local valley/bench accumulations in the 1-4" range mainly from the Salt Lake Valley and points north and west including the desert valleys. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6pm Sunday and 6pm Wednesday.


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Two small storms (39)

Two small storms are expected to move through mainly northern Utah on Thursday night and again on Friday night. Plan on a few spotty valley rain showers on Thursday night with scattered valley rain  showers mixing with snow on Friday night. Total snow for the mountains from both storms is expected to be in the 1-3" (local 4-5") range for most northern Utah mountains above 7,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6pm Thursday and 6pm Saturday.


Monday, March 21, 2016

Another storm for the north, dry south (38)

Look for valley rain and mountain snow to move into northern Utah on Monday night, cold front pushes through northern Utah early on Tuesday morning with valley rain mixing with and changing to snow at the tail end of the front with little if any valley accumulation. Plan on continued snow showers at times mainly over the mountains during the daylight hours on Tuesday, snow filling into the valleys south and east of the Great Salt Lake on Tuesday night. Plan on a general 4-8" (local 9-14") for most northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, local 1/2-2" valleys/benches on Tuesday night south and east of the Great Salt Lake. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 6pm Monday and 6pm Wednesday.




Friday, March 18, 2016

April Outlook

Plan on above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation for all of Utah in April.


Sunday, March 13, 2016

Nice storm for the north, dry south (37)

Look for valley rain and mountain snow to move into northern Utah on Sunday, cold front moves through on Monday morning with valley rain changing to snow at the tail end of the front. Most of the valley rain/snow ends on Monday behind the cold front but off and on lighter snow showers are expected to continue at times over the mountains and south and east of the Great Salt Lake through Tuesday night. Plan on a general 8-14" (local 15-20") for most northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 1/2-7" for areas between 5,000 and 8,000 ft, 0-1/2" (local 1-3" south and east of the Great Salt Lake) below 5,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6am Sunday and 6am Wednesday.





Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Small storm (36)

Look for a small storm to bring valley rain and mountain snow to northern Utah tonight into the morning hours on Wednesday. Plan on a general 2-6" of snow for areas above 7,000 ft in northern Utah. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Tuesday and 5pm Wednesday.


Saturday, March 5, 2016

Wet weather returns! (35)

Wet weather is finally forecasted to return to Utah on Sunday with valley rain and mountain snow moving in to the northwestern areas of the state early in the morning then spreading south and east through the day, valley rain briefly mixes with or even changes to snow behind the cold frontal passage in the afternoon. Plan on the rain/snow to end over most areas of Utah by sunrise on Monday. Look for a general 6-12" of snow for most central/northern Utah mountain areas above 7,000 ft, little if any snow is expected below 4,800 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Saturday and 5am Monday.