Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May snow (47)

WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Tuesday and 5pm Thursday.


Sunday, April 30, 2017

May Outlook

Look for above normal temperatures and precipitation for all of Utah in May.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Cool/wet weather continues (46)

Click on the image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6am Wednesday and 6am Saturday.


Monday, April 24, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Small storm (44)

A small spring storm will bring valley rain and mountain snow to northern Utah today/tonight. Click on the below image for the WRF forecasted snow between 6am Thursday and 6am on Friday.


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Valley rain, high mountain snow (43)

A storm moves into Utah today mostly gone by sunrise on Wednesday with just a few spotty afternoon showers over and near the mountains. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow for this spring storm.


Friday, April 7, 2017

First big storm for April (42)

The first big storm for April moves into Utah mainly after dark with showers lingering into the early morning hours on Sunday. Plan on a general 6-9" (local 10-18") of snow for most northern and central Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 1-4" (local 5-7") for the southern mountains and northern mountains valleys above 6,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6am Friday and 6am on Monday.


Friday, March 31, 2017

April Outlook

Look for near normal precipitation for all of Utah in April, near normal temperatures in northern Utah with above normal temperatures in southern Utah.




Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wet pattern continues (41)

The wet weather pattern continues with another storm moving into Utah on Thursday, lingering showers into Friday evening. Click on the below map for the WRF forecasted snow through 6am on Saturday.


Monday, March 27, 2017

Another storm (40)

Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6am Monday and 6am Wednesday.


Friday, March 24, 2017

More wet weather (39)

Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6pm Friday and 6pm Sunday.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Finally back in a wet pattern (38)

After a long break of very warm and dry weather we finally have a storm that moves into Utah today, showers mostly end by dark on Thursday. Look for valley rain with falling mountain snow levels. Plan on a general 5-10" (local 11-18") of snow for the northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 3-8" for the southern Utah mountains and northern areas between 6,000-8,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 6am Wednesday and 6am on Friday.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Strong Cold Front (37)

A strong cold front will push through Utah Sunday afternoon/evening with any rain quickly changing to snow with most lover valley snow only lasting for a few hours, lingering snow showers over and near the mountains through Tuesday morning. Plan on a general 8-14" (local 15-24") snow for the northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 3-8" for the southern Utah mountains and mountain valleys. In the lower valleys/benches look for 1-5" of snow. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Sunday and 5am Tuesday.




Tuesday, February 28, 2017

March Outlook

Look for warmer than normal temperatures in March for most of Utah with below normal precipitation in the south and east.


Sunday, February 26, 2017

More snow (36)

Another storm will move into northern Utah early on Monday and push through the state during the day with most snow ending by dark, a second piece of the storm moves on on Tuesday bringing back lighter snow showers to northern Utah that lingers into Tuesday evening. Plan on a general 6-10" (local 11-18") for most Utah mountain areas above 7,000 ft. Look for 3-6" of snow for the mountain valleys, some central desert valleys, and local bench areas. In the lower valleys along the Wasatch Front 1-3" snow is anticipated. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Sunday and 5pm Wednesday.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Typical February storm (35)

A more typical February storm is expected to to move into Utah on Tuesday afternoon/night with a initial cold front that stalls over central Utah, the coldest air moves in on Wednesday afternoon with snow levels dropping to the valley floors. Look for most of the snow to fall with the cold front on Wednesday, lingering snow showers through sunrise or so on Friday in a few local mountains areas with possible lake effect in the SLC valley. Plan on a general 8-14" (local 15-25") for most central/northern mountains above 7,000 ft. Look for 2-5" (local 6-9") for the southern Utah mountains, northern mountain valleys, and local bench areas in the SLC valley. In the lower valleys along the Wasatch Front plan on a general 1/2-2". Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Tuesday and 5am Friday.


Friday, February 17, 2017

Back to a wet pattern (34)

The week of dry weather is over as a storm moves into Utah today, ends in all areas by sunrise on Monday. Look for most of the valley rain and mountain snow to fall on Saturday night with this storm. Plan on a general 6-12" (local 13-20"+) for most Utah mountain areas above 7,500 ft, trace-5" in areas between 6,000-7,500 ft, little if any accumulation below 6,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Friday and 5am on Monday.




Thursday, February 9, 2017

Last storm is this series (33)

The last storm is this series is expected to move into northern Utah on Friday night then slowly move south and east through the state during the day on Saturday. Look for most of the rain/snow to end up north early in the day on Saturday, holding on until dark in the southeast. Plan on a general 8-15" (local 16-24") snow for the northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 5-8" (local 9-12") for the southern Utah mountains. In the mountain valleys and some of the high desert valleys look for 2-5" of snow. For the lower Wasatch Front valleys little if any accumulation is anticipated as the rain changes to snow at the tail end of the storm, trace-2" benches. Click o the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow for this storm.


Monday, February 6, 2017

Significant storm (32)

The next storm is the series is significant and expected to move into Utah on Monday night with the bulk of the rain/snow ending during the morning hours on Tuesday, a few lingering showers into Wednesday morning. Look for the snow to mostly stay above 5,500 ft, 1-7" mountain valleys and Cache valley, a general 8-19" (local 20-30"+) mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Monday and 5pm on Wednesday.


Sunday, February 5, 2017

Quick, small storm (31)

A generally small and quick moving storm will move through northern Utah Sunday night into the morning hours on Monday, a much stronger storm is expected on Monday night that lasts into Wednesday. With the first small storm look for rain in the valleys with a general 2-5" (local 6-10") in the mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Sunday and 5pm Monday.


Friday, February 3, 2017

A little stronger storm (30)

The second storm in the series of storms moves into Utah today, most rain/snow ending during the morning hours on Saturday with a few lingering snow showers over the far northern mountains into Saturday night. Plan on mainly rain in the valleys with a general 4-7" (local 8-12") in the mountains above 8,000 ft. Click on the below link for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Friday and 5am on Sunday.




Thursday, February 2, 2017

Back in a wet pattern, first small storm (29)

A small storm will bring light snow to the northern Utah Mountains today with generally 2-4", light rain/snow mix or even all rain in the valleys from Salt Lake north.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

February Outlook

Plan on warmer than normal temperatures for all of Utah in February. Look for above normal precipitation in the northwest corner of the state and below normal precipitation in the southeast corner.


Sunday, January 22, 2017

Third storm is a series of storms (28)

The third storm is a series of storms moves into Utah this afternoon with snow showers continuing into the day on Tuesday. Plan on a general 8-14" (local 15-25") snow for most Utah mountains above 7,000 ft, look for 5-9" in the mountain valleys and some bench areas, 2-6" in the lower valleys. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Sunday and 5am on Wednesday.


Friday, January 20, 2017

Second in a series of storms (27)

The second in a series of storms moves into Utah this afternoon, mostly ends by mid-day on Saturday. Plan on a general 7-9" (local 10-18") of snow for most Utah mountains above 7,000 ft. Look for a general 3-6" for the mountains valleys and benches, 1-3" for the lower valleys. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Friday and 5am on Sunday.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Active pattern returns (26)

The active pattern is back with the first in a series of storms moving into Utah early on Thursday, mostly ending by sunrise on Friday. Plan on a general trace-3" along the Wasatch front valleys, mountain valleys, northern mountains, and southern mountains. Look for 4-8" snow for the southern Wasatch front mountains, central mountains, and central west desert valleys. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Wednesday and 5pm Friday.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Last storm for possibly 7+ days (25)

Another significant winter storm is expected to move into Utah today and continue into the morning hours on Friday in southern Utah, northern Utah starts to clear out from north to south on Thursday. Plan on another 12-24" snow for most northern/central Utah mountains above 7,000 ft with local 25-30"+, 8-15" for the southern Utah mountains. Look for a general 2-6" for the northern Utah mountain valleys and southwestern desert valleys, 1-3" for the benches along the Wasatch Front, zero-1" for the lower valleys along the Wasatch Front. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Tuesday and 5am Friday.




Saturday, January 7, 2017

Lots of water, mountain snow! (24)

A significant winter storm is expected to move into mainly northern/central Utah on Saturday afternoon and last into the morning hours on Tuesday with off and on rain/snow at times. Look for most lower valley areas to start as snow on Saturday afternoon/evening but then transition to rain for most of the storm before switching back to snow on Monday afternoon. Plan on a general trace-2" of snow for the Wasatch Front valleys, 3-12+" for the Cache and mountains valleys, 13-36"+ for the central/northern/Uinta mountains above 7,000 ft. Click on the below image for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Saturday and 5am on Tuesday.


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The unsettled pattern continues (23)

Another storm is expected to move into northern Utah on Tuesday night, push south through the state on Wednesday afternoon into Thursday, ending in the far southern areas by sunrise on Friday. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Tuesday and 5pm on Friday.


Sunday, January 1, 2017

Storms return (22)

Look for a band of snow to move into northern Utah on Sunday night, stalling over central Utah on Monday morning. The band of snow moves back north during the day on Monday into Monday night, all snow ending by early Tuesday morning. Below is the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Sunday and 5am on Tuesday.


December 2016 Climatic Summary

Click on the below link
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/slc/climate/CLM/December2016_Climatic_Summary.pdf

Snow Water Equivalent % of Normal