Pictures from 2002 Winter Olympic Weather Forecaster Training

David Schultz
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
1313 Halley Circle
Norman, OK 73069

The Forecasters

All Olympics forecasters
NWS Olympics forecasters


Larry Dunn tutors forecasters
Winners Circle - 1
Winners Circle - 2
Winners Circle - 3
Winners Circle - 4
Rip Griffith, Provo Canyon avalanche-control forecaster (Utah Dept. of Transportation)
Viewing avalanche slide map in Provo Canyon
Viewing avalanche slide paths in Provo Canyon
William J. Alder NWS Building: site of the Operations Center
Some Olympic Forecasters at Snowbasin

Transportation Corridors

"Danger Avalanche Area" sign in Provo Canyon
Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon
Provo Canyon
Provo Canyon (another shot, a little brighter)
Arrowhead Ski Lift and Mesonet site (one-mile long runout); Sundance is on other side of mountain
Dam Chute mesonet site on hillside (note power plant in bottom of avalanche runout area)


Soldier Hollow Nordic Ski and Biathalon Venue
The Kid: Snowmaker
Deer Valley - 1
Deer Valley - 2
Tom Niziol sitting in as a venue forecaster
Venue Forecasting Trailers at Park City
Utah Winter Sports Park: Bobsled and Luge
Utah Winter Sports Park
View from Winter Sports Park to Valley
Snow Gauge at Snowbasin
Ski Run at Snowbasin

Pictures of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains

Ogden Canyon and Snowbasin (looking east)
Better view (looking south-southeast)
Wing in way (looking south-southeast)
Valley east of Wasatch Mountains (looking south-southeast)
Wasatch with cap cloud, overlooking Ogden (looking east from I-15)
The Oquirrh Mountains after a big dump of snow

Other Links

Synoptic-scale Weather Systems of the West--Schultz's Intermoutain Weather Workshop talk (November 2, 2001)
University of Utah Olympic Weather
Official Olympics Weather Page (SLOC)

Last update: 10 January 2002