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The Great Salt Lake Collaborative in California. The team consisted of The Salt Lake Tribune, Deser...
Amie Schaeffer

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative wins $20,000 prize in ‘Local that Works’ contest

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative gains national recognition with the top prize in the 'Local that Works' contest. The collaboration is a group of 23 media organizations and community partners focused on the plight of the Great Salt Lake.
3 months ago
Patrick Harden clears snow from the roof of his car on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Erie, Pa. The Nat...
Ralph Ellis, CNN

What causes lake-effect snow?

Lake-effect snow generally doesn't fall over the water because it needs the friction and topography of the land to bring out the snow.
3 months ago
Chad Cranney, Assistant Wildlife Manager for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, pilots a fan ...
Sheri Quinn, Utah Public Radio and Ben Winslow, Fox 13 News

Many options for helping the Great Salt Lake; the simplest — use less water

Saving Utah's Great Salt Lake has become a vital issue as it sits at it's lowest level in recorded history.
3 months ago
The Great Salt Lake is pictured with a receded water line...
Mark Jones

Water levels are too low for some Great Salt Lake sensors

KSL meteorologist Kevin Eubank says the Great Salt Lake is again at a historic low, and at least one sensor is no longer in the water.
3 months ago
A University of Utah researcher says history cannot offer a complete roadmap when looking for ways ...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

What role can history play in saving the Great Salt Lake, solving Utah’s water woes?

A University of Utah researcher said stories from history can help drive current decisions about the drying Great Salt Lake.
3 months ago
A sign at the Hemenway Harbor launch ramp marks the water line at Lake Mead in 2000, contrasting wi...
Ben Winslow, Fox 13 News and Sheri Quinn, Utah Public Radio

‘To Protect and Conserve’: Las Vegas has strict outdoor watering restrictions (with fines!) Should Utah do the same?

When it comes to water use in southern Nevada, it’s common to point to the excess of the Las Vegas Strip as a prime example of waste. But Entsminger said it’s a misconception.
3 months ago
The NASA Space Launch System rocket makes its way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to its launchp...
Kristin Fisher and Jackie Wattles, CNN

NASA still planning Artemis I launch despite minor hurricane damage

NASA says another attempt to launch Artemis I into space will come next week.
3 months ago
Patricia Council's North Las Vegas yard after her grass was replaced with artificial turf, on Frida...
Ben Winslow, Fox 13 News and Sheri Quinn, Utah Public Radio

Las Vegas ups the ante on turf buybacks: New Nevada law bans all ‘nonfunctional’ turf by 2026

The Southern Nevada Water Authority is paying her $3 a square foot to get rid of her turf, and landscaping crews that contract with the agency are tearing out the grass.
3 months ago
Nicole's storm surge pushes Wednesday into East Boynton Beach in Florida. FB/Boynton Beach Police D...
Aya Elamroussi, Dakin Andone and Alaa Elassar, CNN

Nicole weakens after striking Florida’s east coast as the first US hurricane in November in nearly 40 years

The destruction by Hurricane Nicole has resulted in the deaths of at least two people.
3 months ago
homeless beds...
Chris Jacobs

Lack of overflow beds may lead to pressure on existing homeless shelters

Across the city, homeless shelters are expected to have a shortage of overflow beds as temperatures drop. Shelters are not yet at capacity though.
3 months ago
Snowplows moving snow and preparing mountain roadways in Summit County, Utah on Wednesday, Nov. 9, ...
Chris Jacobs

Winter storms hitting Utah

The National Weather Service has issued severe weather warnings throughout Utah including a snow squall warning.
3 months ago
The NASA Space Launch System, seen on November 6 Kennedy Space Center in Florida could face damagin...
Jackie Wattles, CNN

NASA’s Artemis I mission delayed again as storm barrels toward launch site

Due to Tropical Storm Nicole heading toward Florida's east coast, NASA's Artemis I mission has been delayed yet again.
3 months ago
Drivers make their way along slick and snowy roads on Nov. 26, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. A strong w...
Amie Schaeffer

Snow squall warning issued for parts of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service, Salt Lake City issued a snow squall warning early Wednesday morning. In a tweet, The NWS said the warning would remain in effect until 6:30 a.m. The NWS warned of rapidly changing, possible white-out conditions. A snow squall warning is in effect until 6:30 AM MST for […]
3 months ago
a plow is pictured on mirror lake highway...
KATE DAVIS

Mirror Lake Highway closes for the season

The seasonal closure of Mirror Lake Highway will likely last until May, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.
3 months ago
Snowbird...
Mark Jones

Winter storm warning issued for Utah mountains through Thursday

The National Weather Service has a Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the mountains Utah through Thursday morning.
3 months ago
The National Weather Services recognizes Utah Tech University as a Storm Ready community....
Chandler Holt

Utah Tech named a ‘Storm Ready’ community with emphasis on safety

Utah Tech is Storm Ready, says the NWS, because it stresses safety on campus through a Safety and Risk Management Department.
3 months ago
avalanche danger...
Elizabeth Weiler

Avalanche watch: considerable danger along the Wasatch Front

SALT LAKE CITY — Considerable avalanche danger is present on the Wasatch Front as more snow enters the mountains.  Although few ski resorts have opened for the winter, some are already closing their uphill travel.  The Utah Avalanche Center said human triggered avalanches are likely to occur and natural ones are also possible.  Utah’s expecting […]
3 months ago
Hopkins County, TX At least 15 reported tornadoes occurred during the Friday outbreak...
Aya Elamroussi, Theresa Waldrop and Mallika Kallingal, CNN

At least 2 dead after tornadoes strike Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas, officials say

At least two people have been killed after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas late Friday
3 months ago
The Great Salt Lake is pictured with a receded water line...
Mark Jones

Great Salt Lake Basin is closed to new water right appropriations

Gov. Spencer Cox issued a proclamation Thursday suspending new water rights appropriations within the Great Salt Lake Basin.
3 months ago
bonneville salt...
Tom Haraldsen

The Bonneville Salt Flats is shrinking, and has been for years

As is true with the Great Salt Lake, the Bonneville Salt Flats have shrunk and expanded throughout the years.
3 months ago
Snow falls in Memory Grove in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Photo credit: Laura Seitz,...
Aimee Cobabe

Wednesday’s snowstorm will help with water needs of the state

A snowstorm that moved through northern Utah on Wednesday made it look like winter along the Wasatch Front. A KSL meteorologist says the snow will help with Utah's drought.
3 months ago
two cars drive down a road as snow falls...
Lindsay Aerts

Storm bringing mountain snow

A storm arriving Wednesday is expected to bring a significant amount of snow to Utah's Canyons. The storm will last through Thursday.
3 months ago
Grand County Sheriff's Search and Rescue reminds us to stay warm when outside during the wintertime...
Waverly Golden

How to stay warm this winter season

The Grand County Sheriff's Office is reminding us to rethink how we prepare to go outside during the winter.
3 months ago
utah ski resorts...
Chris Jacobs

Ski season starts this week

Recent snow storms by Cedar City gives Brian Head a reason to open on Nov. 4. This is one of the earliest open dates.
3 months ago

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