Mountain Weather Blog

August 21st Clouds from Satellite Images

Cloud Cover over the United States on August 21st Below is a compilation of historical Satellite images, taken around noontime MDT (1800 UTC),  on August 21st each year for the last 10 years (2016 -2008). These are Infra-red, color enhanced satellite images. The brightest purple colors indicate the warmest temperatures, and thus where the satellite … Continue reading August 21st Clouds from Satellite Images

The Summer Outlook is: Likely wetter, maybe cooler

Summer’s unofficial start is always over Memorial Day, and I believe most folks are expecting to have nicer weather from now until at least Labor Day. There is a general expectation that summer weather will be “warm and sunny”, however, there have been some summers that weren’t, like 1993, which was cold and wet in … Continue reading The Summer Outlook is: Likely wetter, maybe cooler

Jackson Hole’s Winter Season 2016-17 in Review

The winter season is technically defined as: December, January and February. This is what is known as the “meteorological winter”. According to the “calendar season”, winter doesn’t officially end until the Spring Equinox, which will be this coming Monday, March 20th. In Jackson Hole, winter isn’t over until the “ski season” ends in April. And … Continue reading Jackson Hole’s Winter Season 2016-17 in Review