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June 2018 Climate Summary

Published 2018-07-18

A look back at June 2018. Climate summary for selected cities across eastern Utah & western Colorado.

Windy Balloon Launch on Tuesday, July 17th

Published 2018-07-18

Our evening weather balloon launch on Tuesday, July 17th occurred when winds were gusting to 58 MPH! Check out our video of the launch here.

Triple Digit Heat Continues To End the Work Week Though Showers and Thunderstorms will Increase a Bit Each Day!

Published 2018-07-18

Triple digit heat will continue in some of the lower valleys across eastern Utah and western Colorado as high pressure sets up overhead. Hot conditions will persist today then moisture and thunderstorms will gradually increase this weekend.

Check out the brand new "Turn Around, Don't Drown" PSA for the NWS

Published 2018-07-14

We apologize in advance, for this jingle getting stuck on loop in your head, but we’d do anything to help you remember to Turn Around, Don’t Drown. weather.gov/flood

Lightning Potential This Weekend

Published 2018-07-14

Are you planning an outdoor activity this weekend? Thunderstorms are in the forecast for the mountains. Check out the Lightning Potential Index, a planning tool that shows you where & when cloud-to-ground lighting is expected out to 60 hours.

Flash Flood Watch for 416 Fire Burn Scar from Noon to Midnight Today

Published 2018-07-14

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 12 pm Satuday through midnight for the 416 Fire burn scar. Locations downhill and downstream from burned areas are especially susceptible to flash flooding and debris flows.

Flash Flood Watch Today for the 416 Burn Scar Areas

Published 2018-07-08

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon until 9pm today for the burn scar area of the 416 fire in La Plata County. Locations downhill and downstream from burned areas are very susceptible to flash flooding and debris flows.

Smoky conditions continue...

Published 2018-07-05

Smoky conditions will continue with several wildfires burning over western Colorado and northeast Utah. Moisture will be on the increase and this will lead to better afternoon shower and thunderstorm coverage through the weekend.

Fourth of July Climatology

Published 2018-07-04

Fourth of July climatology for selected cities across eastern Utah and western Colorado.

Triple Digit Heat and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Today

Published 2018-06-26

Hot and dry conditions with triple digit heat and critical fire weather conditions across all of eastern Utah and western Colorado today.