On this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are airing a rebroadcast of a couple of archived interviews, including a conversation with NASA's Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum. She joined the show to talk about the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite; it's part of their mission to improve forecasting of extreme weather events. Author Sam Keane also joined the show to talk about his new book The Tale Of Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History Of The Human Brain As Revealed By True Stories Of Trauma, Madness And Recovery.
County Council member David Ure said he's not calling for panic. But the snow pack and water situation for the Wasatch heading into the warm months is pretty scary. Ure presented a report to fellow Council members on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.
The airport is reporting that two of three air carrier runways are now open. They still recommend checking with your airline regarding flight status.
Salt Lake International Airport is closed due to ice on the runways. The airport is working to make the runways safe but the report is that the ice has compromised the braking action of planes so all runways are closed.
The weather-watchers at the National Weather Service are guarding against the hazards that come after the fires are put out---that is, flash floods or debris slides when heavy rainfall hits the slopes denuded by fire. Rick Brough has more.