Brian McInerney

This summer was Utah's warmest on record.  September was well above average and also one of the driest.  And today most of the state is facing warnings for "flash floods".   What's going on?  Chris and Nell speak with Brian McInerney from the National Weather Service to better understand our shifting temperatures and weather patterns.  

Local News Hour - August 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018

On today’s program, Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner Malena Stevens has a recap from Tuesday’s meeting. Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. National Weather Service Hydrologist Brian McInerney has details about this winter's long range forecast and a look at the predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac that were released this week.

Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the National Weather Service, summarizes this past springs temperature,  precipitation data and trends.

Earth Day Awards Brunch

The local celebration of Earth Day last weekend included an honor given to Brian McInerney, a National Weather Service hydrologist and frequent guest on KPCW.  Utah Open Lands and the Utah Rivers Council praised McInerney for his many years of focusing on the impacts of climate change. Rick Brough has more:

Local News Hour - April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

      Summit County Sheriffs Department, Andrew Wright and Justin Hemingway talk about a community workshop called Front Line and Blue Line  which is scheduled for May 14th at Ecker Hill Middle School.  Park City Planning Director Bruce Erikson has a preview of the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday.  Utah Open Lands Executive Director, Wendy Fisher and National Weather Service Senior Hydrologist, Brian McInerney talk to KPCW about the Brock Evans Earth Day Conservation award given to McInerney for his lifetime of work educating people on the effects of climate change.  

This Green Earth - April 3, 2018

Apr 3, 2018

  

This Green Earth January 2, 2018

Jan 2, 2018

On today's show, Chris and Nell speak first with Brian McInerney of the National Weather Service.  Brian will summarize this fall's temperatures and precipitation and review 2017 as a whole, one of the warmest years on record.  In the second part of the show, Nate Brown of the Audubon Society talks about the results of this year's Christmas Bird Count, including Summit County observations and how bird types and populations are changing as our region warms and habitats shrink. 

 

Local News Hour December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

On today’s program, Brown's Canyon residents Lola Beatlebrox and Sandy and Mike Dean discuss their objections on South Pointe proposal. Summit County Attorney Margaret Olson will be in to talk about how important it is to show up for jury duty and a recent case where no-shows caused a mistrial for an important case out of the Uintah Basin. Then National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian McInerney looks ahead at the new year and whether we should expect high pressure systems, that have been blocking storms coming to Utah, to continue into 2018.

The first guest on the program, Bret Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity talking about Utah Senators Hatch and Lee’s attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act. Then, Brian McInerney with the National Weather Service stops by to explain why the summer of 2017 was the hottest on record.  Finally, Lisa Yoder, Summit County Sustainability Coordinator joins Chris and Nell to discuss the County’s renewable energy and carbon emissions goals. 

First up on the program is Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the Naitonal Weather Service.  Brian gives us a summary of the spring melt, our record warm July and the perils of flash flooding. Then, Michelle Dehaan and Clint McAfee from PCMC join Chris and Nell to discuss the city’s annual water quality consumer confidence report. 

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