It is now normal for each Summer to in one way or another be hotter than the one prior. As a result there will be remarkable occurrences a few of which I’m cataloguing here.Summer Heat 2020 Read More
A large number of fires were started by lightning strikes in California over the weekend of August 15-16, 2020. They resulted from a storm system that moved along the coast of California and produced copious amounts of dry lightning through primarily northern California around the greater San Fransisco Bay area. I’m including a number of articles, imagery and videos to document the resulting series of fires and the impact the resulting smoke has had on the upper western United States.California Fires – Late August, 2020 Read More
Residents in the Tennessee Valley are cleaning up after a long-lived line of thunderstorms, known as a derecho, brought severe wind gusts on Sunday. The intense storms caused straight-line wind damage along a path that stretched for more than 600 miles.A deadly derecho slammed Nashville with 70 mph winds Sunday, snapping trees and knocking out power Read More
Damn, it got butt cold in Utah last night… – Peter Sinks -44.5°F @ 2:30 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 (Near Logan, UT) ❄️ – Mt. Baldy, Alta, UT -11°F @ 11:00 p.m. Oct. 29, 2019 – Osguthorpe Barn, Park City, …Record Cold In Utah, Oct. 30, 2019 Read More
Articles published by The Salt Lake Tribune.
Video by Utah Dept. of Transportation & KSL-TV
Violent storms in the Salt Lake and Utah Counties area resulted in flooding and mud & rock slides in several canyons and nearby run-off zones. Here are a few articles from The Salt Lake Tribune chronicling the aftermath.Summer Avalanches in Little Cottonwood Canyon Read More
Colorado was the lucky recipient of historic snow falls early in March, 2019. Here is a collection of some of the news stories and video about the storm and some of the resulting avalanches. This article focuses on the overall storm, eventually labeled as Winter Storm Ulmer, and avalanches along U.S. Highway 550 plus the Highlands Ridge avalanche.Colorado Avalanches: Hwy 550, Highlands Ridge & Winter Storm Ulmer – March, 2019 Read More