Robert Gillies

Meteorologist, Utah Climate Center

Robert Gillies is the Director of the Utah Climate Center and the State Climatologist.

2:21 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Inversion Here to Stay: At Least Until February

Air quality picture taken from Old Main webcam on January 22, 2013.

The latest climate forecast for the inversion changes the predictions for the coming inversion. Rob Gilles said this current inversion is shaping up to be a much bigger event, rather than a single instance.

"What was predicted to be a late January to early February probability of inversion is now connected to the current ridging and together form a huge event," he said. 

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4:02 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Thursday Forecast - 3/29

A tasty forecast today. It will make you hungry to go outdoors.

3:15 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Thursday Forecast - 3/22

Today's forecast is an amazing extended metaphor for an intensifying trough. Translation: "It's spring! And it's beautiful!"

4:50 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Thursday Forecast - 2/16

Here comes a weak but persistent high pressure front. Enjoy the pleasant breezes.

4:23 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

A.M. Forecast - Thursday 2/02

"White is the flavor of the day".... listen to the Utah Climate Center's forecast for details.

4:28 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

A.M. Forecast - Thursday 1/26

A "salubrious sixty degrees" in St. George and other pleasant news...