Mountain Weather Blog

Summer in Jackson Hole 2016, in Review

The Summer Forecast Was.. First though, let’s see how accurate the long-range predictions were for this summer. The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center had forecasted back in April of 2016, that June-July-August over western Wyoming: a good probability of above normal temperatures, and a higher probability of having above normal precipitation. Just for giggles, … Continue reading Summer in Jackson Hole 2016, in Review

Understanding Your Weather Prognosis

Meteorologist Jim Woodmencey (Note: Content in this post first appeared in the MountainWeather column in the Jackson Hole News & Guide June 8, 2016) Sometimes, the forecast can be confusing or misleading, especially when it comes to understanding the “probability of precipitation. In this week’s column I will explain what those percentages really mean, by … Continue reading Understanding Your Weather Prognosis