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.