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Wet in the Northwest; Storm System Takes Shape in the Southern Plains

A stream of moisture into the Northwest and northern Rockies today will produce locally heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty to high winds. Meanwhile, a storm system will gradually develop across the southern Plains today for heavy to excessive rainfall, possible flooding and isolated strong to severe thunderstorms in portions of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Read More >

 

Pictures from around western Colorado and eastern Utah

 

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Winter Data

 Snow data  | Avalanche Information | Snow Information  |  Wind Chill 

 Snow Data

Daily SNOTEL Reports using Old 1961 to 1990 climate averages. From NRCS 

"SNOTEL (Snow Telemetry) is a remote measuring system, operated and maintained by the Snow Survey branch of the Natural Resources Conservation Service , designed to determine the water equivalent (not snow depth) of mountain snowpacks. 

Avalanche Information

Snow Information

Wind Chill 

 

 

Wind Chill Chart
Temperature (°F)
Wind
Speed
(MPH)
calm 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 -5 -10 -15 -20 -25
5 36 31 25 19 13 7 1 -5 -11 -16 -22 -28 -34 -40
10 34 27 21 15 9 3 -4 -10 -16 -22 -28 -35 -41 -47
15 32 25 19 13 6 0 -7 -13 -19 -26 -32 -39 -45 -51
20 30 24 17 11 4 -2 -9 -15 -22 -29 -35 -42 -48 -55
25 29 23 16 9 3 -4 -11 -17 -24 -31 -37 -44 -51 -58
30 28 22 15 8 1 -5 -12 -19 -26 -33 -39 -46 -53 -60
35 28 21 14 7 0 -7 -14 -21 -27 -34 -41 -48 -55 -62
40 27 20 13 6 -1 -8 -15 -22 -29 -36 -43 -50 -57 -64
45 26 19 12 5 -2 -9 -16 -23 -30 -37 -44 -51 -58 -65

"Calm-air" as used in wind chill determinations actually refers to the conditions created by a person walking briskly (at 4 miles-per-hour) under calm wind conditions.

Frostbite Time for Exposed Skin (minutes)

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