DEGREES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEGREES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah State Parks boating report - plenty of options http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58156611-83/ramp-launch-state-open.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58156611-83/ramp-launch-state-open.html.csp">Utah State Parks boating report - plenty of options</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:32:50.678-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plenty of opportunities for summer boating in Utah despite a lean snowpack in the south. Utah State Parks current reservoir conditions for July 7: Bear Lake State Park Marina: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degrees Bear Lake First Point: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degrees Bear Lake Rainbow Cove: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degreesBear Lake Rendezvous Beach: Launch Ramp CLOSED/low water levelsDeer Creek State Park: Launch Ramp OPEN/65 degrees 72% full: Island ramp is very shallow, especially on the north end. East Canyon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156611@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:32:50 MDT Utah State Parks boating report - Expect crowds with warm weather http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58182983-83/ramp-launch-open-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58182983-83/ramp-launch-open-state.html.csp">Utah State Parks boating report - Expect crowds with warm weather</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:41:42.905-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's the Utah State Parks reservoir conditions report for the week of July 14. Expect big crowds with the warm weather.Bear Lake State Park Marina: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degreesBear Lake First Point: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degreesBear Lake Rainbow Cove: Launch Ramp OPEN/63 degreesBear Lake Rendezvous Beach: Launch Ramp CLOSED/low water levelsDeer Creek State Park: Launch Ramp OPEN/65 degrees 68% full: Island ramp is very shallow, especially on the north end.East Canyon State Park: Launch Ramp OPEN/...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182983@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:41:42 MDT St. George makes top 5 U.S. cities for mild weather http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206968-78/cities-having-chance-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206968-78/cities-having-chance-percent.html.csp">St. George makes top 5 U.S. cities for mild weather</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:10:10.828-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking to escape the sometimes harsh climes of the Wasatch Front? Move to St. George. It ranked 5th best city for mild weather lovers by Wallet Hub, who looked at which cities consumers could move to in order to protect themselves for having to pay for weather-related costs. The rankings looked at 600 of the largest U.S. cities based on the year-round weather conditions in each location. Nine key metrics (including humidity, precipitation, snowfall and likelihood of poor and extreme weather) w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206968@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:10:10 MDT Utah forecast: Storms brewing for much of the state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203372-78/utah-sunday-quality-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203372-78/utah-sunday-quality-weather.html.csp">Utah forecast: Storms brewing for much of the state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T10:17:40.773-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 10:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rain, wind and lightning may be storming across Utah throughout the day. Showers and thunderstorms, with strong gusty winds and lightning, are expected for much of Utah Sunday, particularly in the central and northern areas of the state, according to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. Some of these will linger into the evening in northern Utah. The smoke lingering in the valleys from other states’ wildfires will have mostly dissipated by Sunday, but the air quality still will not im...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203372@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:17:40 MDT Salt Lake City tops 100 degrees for first time in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182311-78/utah-monday-state-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182311-78/utah-monday-state-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake City tops 100 degrees for first time in 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman and Bob Mims | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T21:58:53.671-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City topped 100 degrees for the first time in 2014 on Monday, with the airport high of 103 nearly hitting the day’s record — one degree higher — set in 2007. And as Utah heats up, residents need to think about more than just ways to cool down — risks from wildfire, air pollution and wider use of lakes, reservoirs and rivers also increase. Hot and dry conditions combined with human error can be dangerous, and there seem to be more abandoned campfires and more people using fireworks thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182311@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:58:53 MDT Utah forecast: Work week begins with triple digits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58179366-78/utah-monday-sunday-quality.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58179366-78/utah-monday-sunday-quality.html.csp">Utah forecast: Work week begins with triple digits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T10:36:07.095-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Get ready for triple digits, northern Utah. After an already hot Sunday, with a high of 98, Salt Lake City is expected to reach at least 100 degrees on Monday. Ogden can expect 101 degrees, while Provo will see 102, according to the National Weather Service. The heat is nothing new to Southern Utah, of course. St. George scorches in 109 degree-weather on Sunday, while dropping to a mere 105 degrees on Monday. The St. George area could see some showers and thunderstorms both days, according to th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179366@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:36:07 MDT Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177218-68/pay-teachers-advanced-degrees.html.csp">Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMIE STENGLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:08:01.535-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable. More than half of the nation’s teachers have master’s degrees or higher, but the changing salary structure is giving pause to others considering the same path. Texas’ two largest school districts, in Houston and Dalla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177218@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:08:01 MDT Warm temperatures and partly cloudy skies predicted in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58097355-78/lows-utah-weather-cloudy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58097355-78/lows-utah-weather-cloudy.html.csp">Warm temperatures and partly cloudy skies predicted in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T10:05:04.324-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 10:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Temperatures are predicted to be warm and skies partly cloudy in much of Utah this weekend, with the northern part of the state reaching about 90 degrees and the St. George area hitting about 100 degrees. In the Salt Lake City area, highs will be in the upper-80s on Saturday — the first day of summer — and lows will be in the 60s, according to the National Weather Service. Sunday will be a repeat, with highs in the 80s and lows in the 60s. The northern Wasatch Front, including Ogden, will see ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58097355@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:05:04 MDT Utah forecast: Warm, cloudy Father’s Day, before a storm arrives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58069324-78/utah-storm-degrees-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58069324-78/utah-storm-degrees-weather.html.csp">Utah forecast: Warm, cloudy Father’s Day, before a storm arrives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T10:39:08.266-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a warm and partly cloudy Father’s Day for Utah, before a storm rolls in later this week. After a cool Saturday, warm temperatures returned Sunday with a projected high of 81 degrees in Salt Lake City. Monday will see the same high temperature, before a storm arrives Tuesday and drops the daytime peak to 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The storm could bring some rain across northern Utah. St. George is expected to see a high of 96 degrees Sunday, followed by 95 degrees...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58069324@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:39:08 MDT Utah forecast: A seasonal Sunday precedes a hot work week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58041574-78/sunday-weather-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58041574-78/sunday-weather-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah forecast: A seasonal Sunday precedes a hot work week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T10:53:01.639-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A beautiful Sunday for northern Utah gives way to a warmer start to the work week. High pressure will build over Utah Sunday, resulting in clear skies and seasonable temperatures, according to a report from the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. High temperatures in Salt Lake City will reach 79 degrees Sunday, before climbing to 91 degrees Tuesday. By then, the weather service expects there to be a slight chance of thunderstorms. As for southern Utah, St. George can expect a high of 99 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58041574@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 10:53:01 MDT Northeast, Southwest warming fastest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58028758-68/degrees-states-warmed-1984.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58028758-68/degrees-states-warmed-1984.html.csp">Northeast, Southwest warming fastest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T20:14:41.845-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The United States is warming fastest at two of its corners, in the Northeast and the Southwest, an analysis of federal temperature records shows. Northeastern states — led by Maine and Vermont — have gotten the hottest in the last 30 years in annual temperature, gaining 2.5 degrees on average. But Southwestern states have heated up the most in the hottest months: The average New Mexico summer is 3.4 degrees warmer now than in 1984; in Texas, the dog days are 2.8 degrees hotter. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580287582014-06-04T20:14:41.845-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T20:14:41.845-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58028758@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:14:41 MDT