WEATHER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEATHER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Report: Utah’s August was extra cool and almost doubly rainy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358698-78/weather-service-august-inches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358698-78/weather-service-august-inches.html.csp">Report: Utah’s August was extra cool and almost doubly rainy</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="2014-08-31T21:55:47.529-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was one wet, cool August in northern Utah. The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City measured rainfall 11 days this past month, which is almost twice as many as the normal six. Even last year, there were only seven days with measurable rainfall. “We kind of got into our normal monsoon season … [which was] more persistent than we normally see,” said weather service meteorologist Monica Traphagan. All of that precipitation brought about 1.77 inches of rain to at least Salt Lake City, whic...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58358698@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:47 MDT Utah forecast: Warming continues, so does the smoke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58360966-78/utah-weather-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58360966-78/utah-weather-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah forecast: Warming continues, so does the smoke</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="2014-09-01T09:37:01.918-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a warm and sunny — if a little smoky — Labor Day. Smoke from Northern California and Oregon wildfires continues to blow into northern Utah, keeping the air quality no better than “moderate” in Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, Davis, Weber and Cache counties, according to the Utah Division of Air Quality. Among them, only Cache County improves to “healthy” Tuesday. “If smoke becomes thick, persons with existing heart or respiratory ailments should reduce physical exertion and outdoor activity,” the ...</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> 58360966@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:37:01 MDT Utah forecast: Rain, warmer temperatures returning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58331048-78/utah-lake-salt-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58331048-78/utah-lake-salt-weather.html.csp">Utah forecast: Rain, warmer temperatures returning</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="2014-08-25T08:29:05.366-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 08:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rain is on its way back to northern Utah as the fall-like temperatures steadily warm up. The higher terrain of northern and central Utah can expect isolated showers and thunderstorms Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Showers and thunderstorms will expand to the rest of Utah’s northern half during the evening and into Monday. Salt Lake City is expected to see a high of 77 degrees Sunday before warming up to 82 on Monday. St. George, meanwhile, is forecasted for a Sunday...</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> 58331048@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:29:05 MDT Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331167-68/almanac-farmers-forecasts-winter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331167-68/almanac-farmers-forecasts-winter.html.csp">Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID SHARP</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lewiston, Maine • The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won’t soon be forgotten. And the editors of the publication are predicting more of the same for the coming season. “Shivery and shovelry are back. We’re calling for some frigid conditions, bitter conditions,” said managing editor Sandi Duncan. The lates...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311672014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331167@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:31:02 MDT After snow in Utah’s mountains, higher temps ahead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328543-78/sunday-saturday-highs-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328543-78/sunday-saturday-highs-weather.html.csp">After snow in Utah’s mountains, higher temps ahead</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="2014-08-23T22:38:38.319-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Following a cool Satuday, with highs in the 60s and 70s and some snow in the mountains, the Wasatch Front warms up a bit for Sunday. The National Weather Service recorded a Saturday high of 77 in Wendover; 72 in Lehi; 73 in Salt Lake City and Bountiful; 65 in Logan; and 63 in Park City. The cooler temperatures were accompanied by isolated showers, which left a trace to a quarter inch of rain. Highs on Sunday should go up a few degrees, according to the weather service, and skies should be partl...</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> 58328543@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:38:38 MDT Lowe’s quarterly profit rises as weather improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317219-79/billion-lowe-revenue-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317219-79/billion-lowe-revenue-percent.html.csp">Lowe’s quarterly profit rises as weather improves</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mooresville, N.C. • Lowe’s second-quarter net income increased 10 percent, bolstered by improving weather. The home improvement company’s performance beat analysts’ expectations, but the Mooresville, N.C. company lowered its full-year revenue outlook slightly, citing its year-to-date sales and prior assumptions for the second half. Shares fell in premarket trading on Wednesday. Spring is the most important season for home-improvement retailers, as homeowners and others work on their yards and ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583172192014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317219@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:58:08 MDT Floods force dramatic rescues near Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314561-68/phoenix-rain-north-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314561-68/phoenix-rain-north-tuesday.html.csp">Floods force dramatic rescues near Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SKOLOFF </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PAUL DAVENPORT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T19:17:49.41-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state. A helicopter crew rescued two women and three dogs from a home surrounded by swift-moving waters in a town about 30 miles north of Phoenix, while elsewhere a small trailer park was evacuated, a school was flooded and first-responders pulled motorists from partially-submerged vehicles. The National Weather Service...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145612014-08-19T19:17:49.41-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T19:17:49.41-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314561@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:17:49 MDT Utah forecast: Hot, with a chance of rain in the east http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58305268-78/utah-sunday-weather-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58305268-78/utah-sunday-weather-lake.html.csp">Utah forecast: Hot, with a chance of rain in the east</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="2014-08-17T10:31:32.701-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The heat isn’t going anywhere fast, but one part of the state could see some heavy rain. Salt Lake City is expected to have high temperatures of 93 and 95 on Sunday and Monday, respectively. St. George, meanwhile, is forecasted to see a high of 102 on Sunday and 99 on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Eastern Utah is also expected to see some isolated showers and thunderstorms on Sunday, a few of which may produced heavy rainfall, the weather service reports. As for the air, Sal...</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> 58305268@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:31:32 MDT Forecast: Sunny and hot in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58303638-78/weather-mid-forecast-hot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58303638-78/weather-mid-forecast-hot.html.csp">Forecast: Sunny and hot 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="2014-08-16T10:42:00.733-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The forecast calls for a sunny, hot weekend along the Wasatch Front. The temperature should rise to about 90 in Salt Lake City and Ogden and the lower 90s in Provo and Wendover on Saturday, the National Weather Service predicts. The high in Park City is expected to reach the mid 80s. Sunday should bring more hot weather, with highs ranging from the high 80s to the mid 90s, the weather service says. It says overnight lows this weekend in the Wasatch Front will range from the low 50s to mid 60s. T...</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> 58303638@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:42:00 MDT Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T07:54:46.863-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Flash Flood Watch was in effect for the entire state through late Wednesday night, with Utah’s slot canyons, normally dry washes, fire-denuded mountain slopes and urban areas with poor drainage all at risk. OK, so that’s the bad news. The better news, the National Weather Service says, is that a drying southwest air flow should strengthen late Thursday, eventually driving away rain clouds as the weekend approaches. But first, the region had to get past thunderstorms and rain showers, occasiona...</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> 58291861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:54:46 MDT Utah forecast: Park the ark, but it is about to get very wet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58287843-78/utah-com-http-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58287843-78/utah-com-http-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Park the ark, but it is about to get very wet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T22:02:44.856-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t look for the animals, two by two, trying to board pleasure craft at the Great Salt Lake Marina. Still, Utah is about to get very wet. The thunderstorms dominating the midweek forecast are not portents of “The Flood,” but there is a flash flood watch in effect for the entire state through Wednesday evening. But that comes from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), not Noah. It is NOAA’s National Weather Service bureau in Salt Lake City that warns of heavily laden rai...</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> 58287843@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:02:44 MDT Washington Post: Extreme space weather threatens to leave the US in the dark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58281517-82/space-weather-coronal-mass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58281517-82/space-weather-coronal-mass.html.csp">Washington Post: Extreme space weather threatens to leave the US in the dark</a></h4>