Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated January 23 @ 5:40 pm

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

January 23 @ 5:40 pm

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Current Conditions

At 4:00 pm, the temperature near the top of Solitude's Powderhorn chairlift was 29 degrees. Winds near Guardsman's Pass are averaging 20 mph out of the west-northwest with gusts to 34. In the last 12 hours, the snow depth midway up Alta's Collins chairlift has decreased 1 inch. In the last 2 weeks, the snow depth midway up Solitude's Summit chairlift has decreased 8 inches.

Forecast Conditions

The forecast says that from 5:00 pm today until 5:00 am tomorrow, no new snow is expected. The nighttime low temperature will be 14 degrees. And tomorrow, from 5:00 am until 5:00 pm, no new snow is expected. The daytime high temperature will be 29 degrees.

Avalanche Forecast

The Utah Avalanche Center's avalanche forecast for the Salt Lake area on Sunday, January 23, says, "Today the avalanche danger is LOW on all aspects and elevations. Travel Advice: Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Likelihood of Avalanches: Natural and human-triggered avalanches are unlikely. Avalanche Size and Distribution: Small avalanches in isolated areas or extreme terrain."

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24-Hour Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

January 23 @ 3:08 pm

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

100% chance of
no new snow

100% chance of
no new snow

The area will remain under dry north to northwest flow through much of Monday. A storm system will bring a mostly dry front across the area Monday night into early Tuesday.  

Avalanche Forecast

Salt Lake

January 23 @ 4:52 am

Low Hazard

Current Temperature

Top of Collins

January 23 @ 5:00 pm

Solitude's Powderhorn

January 23 @ 4:00 pm

Current Wind

Cardiff Peak Wind

January 23 @ 5:10 pm

48-Hour Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

January 23 @ 5:00 pm

Solitude's Summit

January 23 @ 4:00 pm

Current depth: 85"
Change in 12 hours: -1"
Change in 24 hours: -1"
Change in 48 hours: 0"

Current depth: 67"
Change in 12 hours: 0"
Change in 24 hours: 0"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

30-Day Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

January 23 @ 5:00 pm

Solitude's Summit

January 23 @ 4:00 pm

Current depth: 85"
Change in 1 week: -1"
Change in 2 weeks: -7"
Change in 4 weeks: 13"
(Some depths questionable.)

Current depth: 67"
Change in 1 week: -1"
Change in 2 weeks: -8"
Change in 4 weeks: 5"
(Some depths questionable.)

Avalanche Rescue

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Annual Comparison

Snow Water Equivalents
(Brighton)

January 23

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Your Cottonwood Canyon weather report. Covering Big Cottonwood Canyon (Brighton and Solitude), Little Cottonwood (Snowbird and Alta) and the Central Wasatch Backcountry.