The "Cabin Cams"
Note: Occasionally, a camera fails, so one or more of them may be offline.
During the winter months there are typically two lighted snowsticks - and here's how you read them:
If the pictures, movies and/or the weather page doesn't look as though it has changed since the last time you looked at it, try hitting the REFRESH or RELOAD button on your browser
How do I save the picture that I see?
If there was a picture that you had to have but missed, it may be possible to pull it from the archive. You can send a note to the email address below to request the picture, but you must know the exact date and time, which camera it was, and what it was about the picture that you found so interesting.
The "Movie of the day" and the "Passing of the Seasons".
see the "Movie" of the day for a particular camera, click on the
picture and follow the link.
This is a new (and experimental!)
feature in which you can see a time-lapse of everything that's happened
on the camera up to that point in the day. You can also see
time-lapse movies of "yesterday" and "the day before."
When you click on a movie it should start a player within your browser: If not, you may need to update it. It has been noticed that better playback results may sometimes be had if you save the movie to disk and then play it using a program other than your browser - but your mileage may vary!
The movie is updated
once-per-hour and is available by about 10 minutes past, showing
everything from just before sunrise
to the most recent picture at the moment that the movie was produced
and continuing until just after sunset.
No new movies are made during the night.
As soon as the first movie of the
day is made in the morning, the previous days' movies are made
available as "yesterday's" and "the day before yesterday's" movies.
There is another new feature -
The Passing of the Seasons. For this, a new picture from each
camera - taken at 12:00 noon (Mountain Standard Time) is added to the
movie every day. For the "Valley Cam" there is also the
"Sunset" picture that is taken every day a few minutes before
sunset. These movies were started at the end of December 2010
and are growing every day.
here to see the "Passing of the Seasons"
Note that the
times and dates on the pictures and time-lapse movies are Mountain Standard
In addition to the "Time-Lapse
movie-of-the-day" there are the NWS (National Weather Service)-provided
time-lapses vidoes as well.
The NWS's "Weather Camera" page has the "Valley Cam" and its 2-hour time-lapse sequence
We greatly appreciate the NWS posting these (and many other) cameras on their web site.
The WA7X camera(s) are labeled as "East of Fairview" on the NWS page. Note that the sequences may not be updated at night. (It's dark - and there's nothing to see, anyway...)
Misc pictures and videos:
In several of the scenes on the above links you can see the sky light up to a "normal" daylight blue color - at midnight!: If one of those frames were taken by itself, you wouldn't know that it was midnight from the "look" of the picture alone!Other pictures/videos:
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