Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Moab, UT

78.2 F

    Weather and Climate

    Recent frosts may impact local fruit crop

    Palisade expects 90% peach loss Early spring temperatures can often prompt a tree to bloom well before its blossoms and tiny fruits are out of danger from being frozen. Photo by Sena Hauer

    Skating into spring

    Photo by Doug McMurdo Skateboarder Steel Lowrey rides the rail at Swanny Park on a warm Tuesday afternoon, the last day for the foreseeable future that had a high under 60 degrees Fahrenheit....

    Out of the Inversion

    A month of temperature inversion might have put people under a gloomy fog in the valley, but those who ventured out of it were rewarded with amazing photo opportunities...

    Learn how to stay safe in avalanche country Feb. 15-16

    The U.S. Forest Service in partnership with the non-profit Utah Avalanche Center Moab will be holding their annual Backcountry 101...

    Above the inversion

    During inversions in Moab, such as the ones of recent weeks, the air temperatures above the valley rim are higher than air temperatures in the valley, causing condensation that forms a roof of clouds over the...

    Snow and ice in the Colorado River

    Thursday's snow will the last the Moab area will see… until Monday, Jan. 27, when rain or snow showers could once again hit the region.

    A show of snow

    Skiers, sledders urged to keep eye on avalanche conditions as storms continue to cover Moab Moab received a whopping snow storm Dec. 27 that created near white-out conditions in various areas throughout the...

    District could fog for mosquitoes again this week

    County OKs emergency 'air strike' Libby Nance points out where mosquito larvae are prevalent near the Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve. Photo by Doug McMurdo The Moab Mosquito Abatement District board announced...

    Avalanche destruction

    According to the Canyonlands Natural History Association newsletter, a large avalanche in March destroyed everything in its path...

    Nance declares war on mosquitoes

    Fogging will take place Wednesday night Three traps meant to capture mosquitoes for testing purposes are overloaded with about 10,000 of the insects, compelling Moab Mosquito Abatement District Director Libby Nance to bring...

    Latest News

    White Mesa Mill hopes to benefit from Trump’s uranium reserve plan

    Energy Fuels, the owner of the White Mesa Mill and mining properties in San Juan County, is hopeful that a new proposal in the federal budget could be a lifeline...

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.