Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    Weather and Climate

    June 6 Derecho left damage in its wake

    Crazy weather in early June has left some lasting impressions, partly because of a weather event called a “derecho.” Parts of southeastern Utah and western Colorado received more than an inch of...

    Saharan dust, fires to color local sunsets

    A massive dust cloud from Africa will hit parts of the southern United States later this week. It won't fly over Utah, but increased particulates, in addition to smoke from wildfires, could...

    Recent frosts may impact local fruit crop

    Palisade expects 90% peach loss A hard frost on the night of Monday, April 13, added disappointment to what has already been a challenging spring for Moab area residents. The...

    Skating into spring

    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. Friday and Saturday...

    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...

    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 Check the avalanche report for road conditions, plowing information and grooming updates at  utahavalanchecenter.org/forecast/moab.

    District could fog for mosquitoes again this week

    County OKs emergency 'air strike' The Moab Mosquito Abatement District board announced it will not do any more fogging to eradicate the plague of aggressive nuisance mosquitoes that have...

    Latest News

    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.