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Another Round of Scattered Storms Tuesday...Drying Out Wednesday Onwards

Published 2018-05-22

Moist unsettled flow will remain in place in response to an area of low pressure situated to the southwest. This will result in another round of scattered storms on Tuesday. Conditions will begin to dry out Wednesday and beyond as high pressure returns.

Memorial Day Climatology

Published 2018-05-22

Memorial Day climatology for selected cities across eastern Utah and western Colorado.

Lightning Potential This Weekend

Published 2018-05-19

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.

The End of La Nina

Published 2018-05-19

La Nina is no longer in effect as of the most recent ENSO update as sea surface temperatures returned to neutral conditions back in April.

June 2018 Climate Outlook

Published 2018-05-17

The Climate Prediction Center issued their initial June 2018 climate outlook on May 17th.

Winds will increase today bringing critical fire weather conditions. Continued warm and dry through Friday with scattered storms this weekend.

Published 2018-05-16

Increasing southwest winds and dry conditions will combine with dry fuels to bring critical fire weather conditions this afternoon and evening. Any open burning is strongly discouraged.

Peak Wind Gusts Saturday

Published 2018-05-13

It's been a breezy day today as a large area of low pressure spins to our west. South-southwesterly wind gusts of 35 to 45 MPH have been common for some of the lower valleys with gusts ranging from 50 to 70 MPH in the higher elevations!

Several Record High Temperatures Set Thursday

Published 2018-05-11

Numerous record high temperatures were set across eastern Utah and western Colorado on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Exceptional (D4) Drought Extends Further North

Published 2018-05-10

The latest drought monitor, updated Thursday, May 10th 2018, shows the exceptional (D4) drought status extending further north.

April 2018 Climate Summary

Published 2018-05-09

A look back at April 2018. Climate summaries for selected cities across eastern Utah and western Colorado.