Cottonwood Canyons
Weather DashboardTM
Updated February 21 @ 6:05 am

Temperature

Alta
Guard House

February 21 @ 5:00 am

Brighton's Crest

February 21 @ 5:00 am

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Guard House Data

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Wind

Cardiff Peak Wind

February 21 @ 5:00 am

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48-Hour Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

February 20 @ 7:00 pm

Brighton's Crest

February 21 @ 5:00 am

Current depth: 82"
Change in 12 hours: -1"
Change in 24 hours: -1"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

Current depth: 70"
Change in 12 hours: -2"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: -2"

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30-Day Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

February 20 @ 7:00 pm

Brighton's Crest

February 21 @ 5:00 am

Current depth: 82"
Change in 1 week: 18"
Change in 2 weeks: 21"
Change in 4 weeks: 21"
(Some depths questionable.)

Current depth: 70"
Change in 1 week: 15"
Change in 2 weeks: 16"
Change in 4 weeks: 16"
(Many depths questionable.)

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Radar

February 21 @ 5:50 am

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24-Hour Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

February 21 @ 2:20 am

5:00 am - 5:00 pm5:00 pm - 5:00 am

70% chance of
no new snow

30% chance of
a trace to 2 inches

70% chance of
no new snow

30% chance of
a trace to 2 inches

A weak weather system will bring a chance of snow showers over the next couple of days with only minor accumulation.  

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7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

February 20 @ 11:06 am

Overnight: Partly cloudy. Low around -6, with temperatures rising to around -3 overnight. Wind chill values as low as -20. Southeast wind around 9 mph.


Wednesday: A slight chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny. High near 10, with temperatures falling to around 7 in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as -20. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.


Wednesday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -13. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.


Thursday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -13. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of around one inch possible.


Thursday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of around one inch possible.


Friday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.


Friday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.


Saturday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.


Saturday Night: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.


Sunday: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.


Sunday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.


Monday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.


Monday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.


Tuesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.


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Avalanche Advisory

Salt Lake

February 20 @ 6:12 am

Considerable Hazard

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Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

February 21 @ 6:05 am

Current Conditions

At 5:00 am, the temperature near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift was -5 degrees. Winds at the top of Brighton's Great Western chairlift are averaging 11 mph out of the west with gusts to 19. In the last 12 hours, the snow depth near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift has decreased 2 inches. In the last 3 weeks, the depth has increased 17 inches.

Forecast Conditions

The forecast says that today, from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm, there is a 30 percent chance of a trace. The daytime high temperature will be 13 degrees. And from 5:00 pm today until 5:00 am tomorrow, there is a 30 percent chance of a trace. The nighttime low temperature will be 6 degrees.

Avalanche Advisory

The Utah Avalanche Center's bottom-line avalanche advisory for the Salt Lake area on Tuesday, February 20, says, "Today the avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE on upper elevation slopes for wind slabs and persistent slab avalanches. It is also CONSIDERABLE at mid elevations on northwest, north, and northeast facing slopes for persistent slab avalanches. Watch for any fresh wind loading which will make avalanches more likely, and go to southerly facing slopes to avoid the persistent slab avalanche problem."

Annual Comparison

Snow Water Equivalence
(Brighton)

February 21

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