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VIDEO: What is a SNOTEL site?

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 6:37pm

It's snowing hard outside. The wind is blowing from the north, and you are trying to make plans to go into the backcountry. You want the best snow, the least wind affected, fluffy white stuff. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports a chance of 1-3 inches of snow overnight, but with a glance out your window, you see...

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Love it or hate it ... winter’s here to stay for a few more weeks

Sara Hawker
Feb 17 2014 - 10:48am

Phil the groundhog once again saw his shadow, which forecasts that we'll have another six weeks of winter. This causes many people to groan, while others are excited by the news of snow.Lately I've heard a lot of talk about the winter weather, and I've decided to add my opinion. Here are a few pros and cons of winter snow in Utah.* Pro No. 1: I've...

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VIDEO: Tired of Shoveling Snow? Try a remote control snowblower

The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 7:29pm

As millions of Americans face back-breaking work following this week's snow storm, an Indiana man is plowing his driveway from the comfort of his living room.

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GALLERY: Snowy Day in Ogden

Groundskeeper for the City of Ogden Kevin Roesberry rides his four-wheeler past the Wonder Bread Hostess building on Grant Avenue in downtown Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Roesberry had been scraping the sidewalks for almost 12 hours. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Jan 9 2014 - 7:30pm

Feature photos shot by Briana Scroggins around Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014.

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U.S. sets benchmark for snow in December

Andrew Freeman, Climate Central
Dec 31 2013 - 11:38am

Bitter cold and snow and ice storms have been the mantra for December across much of the U.S. And in fact, the country has seen a larger snowpack this month than at any point in the past decade.

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GALLERY: Winter storm surprises Northern Utah

Teri O'Connor shovels her driveway in Sunset on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Several inches of snow covered a thick layer of ice and slush around the Wasatch Front. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Briana Scroggins, Dylan Brown, The Associated Press
Dec 19 2013 - 4:54pm

Winter storm surprises Northern Utah.

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Snow survey official: 'This (storm) will catch us back up'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 19 2013 - 3:37pm

OGDEN -- More than a foot of snow fell in the Ogden-area mountains Thursday, giving the month of December the catch-up storm it needed if residents are to have water this summer.

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GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

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VIDEO: What is a SNOTEL site?

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 6:37pm

It's snowing hard outside. The wind is blowing from the north, and you are trying to make plans to go into the backcountry. You want the best snow, the least wind affected, fluffy white stuff. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports a chance of 1-3 inches of snow overnight, but with a glance out your window, you see...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:53pm

VIDEO: What is a SNOTEL site?

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 6:37pm

It's snowing hard outside. The wind is blowing from the north, and you are trying to make plans to go into the backcountry. You want the best snow, the least wind affected, fluffy white stuff. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports a chance of 1-3 inches of snow overnight, but with a glance out your window, you see...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:53pm


VIDEO: Tired of Shoveling Snow? Try a remote control snowblower

The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 7:29pm

As millions of Americans face back-breaking work following this week's snow storm, an Indiana man is plowing his driveway from the comfort of his living room.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 7:39pm


Top of Utah ski resorts report good season

(ROBERT JOHNSON/Standard-Examiner) 
Costume contest participants dance wearing retro looks from the 1980s during a closing day party at Snowbasin Ski Resort on Sunday.

Loretta Park
Apr 15 2013 - 7:22pm

Snow resorts are closed despite the new fresh snow arriving this week.Meanwhile, orchards in the Weber, Box Elder and Davis counties are safe from freezing just for a few more days. "We had a great season," said Gregg Greer, general manager of Powder Mountain. Even though the snowfall was a little short of an average year, more people came out to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2013 - 5:55am


Folks don skimpy outfits for Polar Bear Run in Ogden

Jyl London, of West Haven, won a best-dressed award for her polka-dot bikini top and short shorts.  (BRIAN WOLFER/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Feb 24 2013 - 12:06am

OGDEN -- With the temperature a frigid 29 degrees and a wind chill that made it seem 10 degrees colder, Jyl London took special precautions Saturday morning as she prepared for a 5K run.The West Haven resident tucked hand warmers into the scarf-end pockets of her plush polar bear hat/scarf. She wore double-layer short shorts, and she chose her...

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Time to make a little snow

KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner 
Machines make snow early in the morning at Wolf Mountain in Liberty on Thursday.  The ski resort is testing the equipment this week to make sure everything works properly for the upcoming ski season.

Kera Williams
Oct 27 2011 - 11:48pm

KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner Machines make snow early in the morning at Wolf Mountain in Liberty on Thursday. The ski resort is testing the equipment this week to make sure everything works properly for the upcoming ski season. See video of Wolf Mountain at www.standard.net

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Monte Cristo Highway opens, 30 days later than normal

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Merv and Ruthann Lambright ride past a snowdrift that was cut along State Road 39 near Monte Cristo on Wednesday.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 22 2011 - 10:20pm

HUNTSVILLE -- After one of the longest winter closures in recent history, the Monte Cristo Highway is finally open to motorists.State Road 39, also known as the Monte Cristo Highway from Mile Marker 37 near Ant Flat Road east of Huntsville to Mile Marker 56 west of Woodruff, is open to all traffic today for the first time all year.Vic Saunders,...

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GALLERY: Snowy Day in Ogden

Groundskeeper for the City of Ogden Kevin Roesberry rides his four-wheeler past the Wonder Bread Hostess building on Grant Avenue in downtown Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Roesberry had been scraping the sidewalks for almost 12 hours. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Jan 9 2014 - 7:30pm

Feature photos shot by Briana Scroggins around Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 7:30pm


GALLERY: Winter storm surprises Northern Utah

Teri O'Connor shovels her driveway in Sunset on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Several inches of snow covered a thick layer of ice and slush around the Wasatch Front. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Briana Scroggins, Dylan Brown, The Associated Press
Dec 19 2013 - 4:54pm

Winter storm surprises Northern Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 20 2013 - 12:05am


GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm


GALLERY: Western winter weather

Fresh snow surrounds the McPolin barn on the outskirts of Park City, Utah, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart)

The Associated Press
Dec 3 2013 - 4:02pm

Fresh snow fell in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and the upper Midwest, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 4 2013 - 10:42am


VIDEO: What is a SNOTEL site?

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 1 2014 - 6:37pm

It's snowing hard outside. The wind is blowing from the north, and you are trying to make plans to go into the backcountry. You want the best snow, the least wind affected, fluffy white stuff. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports a chance of 1-3 inches of snow overnight, but with a glance out your window, you see...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 11:53pm


VIDEO: Tired of Shoveling Snow? Try a remote control snowblower

The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 7:29pm

As millions of Americans face back-breaking work following this week's snow storm, an Indiana man is plowing his driveway from the comfort of his living room.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 7:39pm


GALLERY: Snowy Day in Ogden

Groundskeeper for the City of Ogden Kevin Roesberry rides his four-wheeler past the Wonder Bread Hostess building on Grant Avenue in downtown Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Roesberry had been scraping the sidewalks for almost 12 hours. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Briana Scroggins
Jan 9 2014 - 7:30pm

Feature photos shot by Briana Scroggins around Ogden on Thursday, January 9, 2014.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 7:30pm


GALLERY: Winter storm surprises Northern Utah

Teri O'Connor shovels her driveway in Sunset on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Several inches of snow covered a thick layer of ice and slush around the Wasatch Front. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack, Briana Scroggins, Dylan Brown, The Associated Press
Dec 19 2013 - 4:54pm

Winter storm surprises Northern Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 20 2013 - 12:05am


GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm


GALLERY: Western winter weather

Fresh snow surrounds the McPolin barn on the outskirts of Park City, Utah, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart)

The Associated Press
Dec 3 2013 - 4:02pm

Fresh snow fell in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and the upper Midwest, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The National Weather Service said up to 16 inches of snow are expected to fall in higher elevations of Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 4 2013 - 10:42am


Top of Utah ski resorts report good season

(ROBERT JOHNSON/Standard-Examiner) 
Costume contest participants dance wearing retro looks from the 1980s during a closing day party at Snowbasin Ski Resort on Sunday.

Loretta Park
Apr 15 2013 - 7:22pm

Snow resorts are closed despite the new fresh snow arriving this week.Meanwhile, orchards in the Weber, Box Elder and Davis counties are safe from freezing just for a few more days. "We had a great season," said Gregg Greer, general manager of Powder Mountain. Even though the snowfall was a little short of an average year, more people came out to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 16 2013 - 5:55am


Folks don skimpy outfits for Polar Bear Run in Ogden

Jyl London, of West Haven, won a best-dressed award for her polka-dot bikini top and short shorts.  (BRIAN WOLFER/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Feb 24 2013 - 12:06am

OGDEN -- With the temperature a frigid 29 degrees and a wind chill that made it seem 10 degrees colder, Jyl London took special precautions Saturday morning as she prepared for a 5K run.The West Haven resident tucked hand warmers into the scarf-end pockets of her plush polar bear hat/scarf. She wore double-layer short shorts, and she chose her...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 25 2013 - 4:16pm


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