Saturday, December 31, 2016

January Outlook

Plan on above normal precipitation for all of Utah in January with below normal temperatures for all but the southeastern areas of the state.


Thursday, December 29, 2016

Utah snow cover

Click on the below image for a color satellite picture of Utah on December 29th.


Click on the below image for the Wasatch Front on December 29th.


Friday, December 23, 2016

White Christmas for all (21)

A significant winter storm will move into all of Utah Friday night and linger into the morning hours on Christmas day. Plan on a general 8-16" (local 17-27") for most Utah mountain areas above 8,000 ft. Look for a general 5-7" for the mountain valleys, Wasatch Front bench areas, and some southwest valleys, 2-4" for most lower valleys. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Friday and 5pm Monday.


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Snow for central/southern Utah (20)

Look for a storm to bring snow to central and southern Utah beginning tonight, ending by sunrise on Friday. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Wednesday and 5pm on Friday.


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Very small storm (19)

Light snowfall for northern Utah tonight into the morning hours on Wednesday. Below is the WRF model forecasted snowfall between 5pm Tuesday and 5pm Wednesday.


Thursday, December 15, 2016

Another significant storm (18)

Another significant storm system is expected to move into Utah this afternoon and continue into the morning hours on Saturday. Plan on warm conditions and valley rain ahead of the cold front that moves through on Friday, possible lake effect on Friday night into the morning hours on Saturday. Look for a general 8-14" (local 15-30"+) for most central and norther Utah mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Thursday and 5am on Sunday.




Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Warm front, light snow (17)

A warm front will bring light snow to the northern Utah mountains today, look for a bigger storm to move in on Thursday night with the associated cold front coming on Friday. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Wednesday and 5am Thursday.


Saturday, December 10, 2016

Significant storm, part 2 (16)

The second and stronger piece of the storm and associated cold front moves through Utah on Saturday, lingering into the early morning hours on Monday. Plan on a general 5-10" of snow for most northern/central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft with local areas of 11-18"+. In the mountain valleys plan on a general 1-2" with local 3-5". In the Wasatch Front valleys plan on a general zero to 1/2" with local 1-3" benches. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am on Saturday and 5am on Monday.


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Significant storm, part 1 (15)

A significant two part storm is expected to move in Utah Thursday afternoon and continue at times through Sunday morning. The first piece of the storm will be a warm front that moves through northern Utah on Thursday afternoon/night with a bit of a break on Friday ahead of the cold front that moves through on Saturday afternoon. For the first piece of the storm through 5am Saturday plan on a general 4-8" of snow for most northern/central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft with local areas of 9-12"+. In the mountain valleys plan on a general 2-4" with local 5-7". In the Wasatch Front valleys plan on a general trace to 1/2" with local 1-2" focused benches of northern Utah county and Weber/Cache counties. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am on Thursday and 5am on Saturday.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Another small storm, cold (14)

Another small storm is expected to bring light snow to northern Utah on Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning with cold temperatures for most of the state. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Tuesday and 5am Thursday.


Sunday, December 4, 2016