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High Pressure and Near Seasonal Temperatures Persist This Week

A warming trend continues under building high pressure. Weak disturbance moves through Thursday. Cooler this weekend as trough moves through Friday evening through Saturday, bringing showers to northern mountains. Plus, winter weather preparedness tips! Read More >


 Oscar Semadeni 
presented the 
Helmut E. Landsberg Award.

Oscar has been observing the weather since 1949 from his farm about 15 miles southeast of Monticello, Utah.  He received the John Campanius Holm Award for outstanding observations in 1979, and the Thomas Jefferson Award for outstanding and distinct service in 2001, the highest award a cooperative weather observer can get.

Oscar Semadeni presented with the Helmut E. Landsberg Award.

Oscar Semadeni (center) observer at Cedar Point, UT, with his wife Lila, was presented with the Helmut E. Landsberg Award.  Presenting this 60 Year Length of Service Award was MIC Doug Crowley, NWS Grand Junction, CO.