Why do temperature inversions occur?

by Rod
(Salt Lake City)

If you visit Salt Lake City during the winter months, the air is often dirty or smoggy. Temperature inversions we're told. What are temperature inversions and why do temperature inversions occur?

Temperature inversions are common in the Salt Lake Valley and along the Wasatch Front during winter. To learn more, go to this page on my website. Just cut and paste in your browser:


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