Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated October 22 @ 3:31 am

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

October 22 @ 3:31 am

Current Conditions

Winds at the top of Parleys Canyon are averaging 10 mph out of the west-northwest with gusts to 15. In the last 48 hours, the snow depth near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift has decreased 3 inches.

Weather Forecast

The Cottonwood Canyon weather forecast for overnight is, "Partly cloudy. Low around 23, with temperatures rising to around 28 overnight. West northwest wind around 12 mph." For tuesday the forecast is, "Mostly Sunny."

Avalanche Forecast

The Utah Avalanche Center's avalanche forecast for the Salt Lake area on Sunday, October 20, says, "SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 20THVery strong winds and heavy snowfall occurred overnight. This is a very good recipe for avalanches. Winds have been drifting snow even at low elevations. Many slabs of wind drifted snow exist and could probably be triggered today. Some snow fell in early September, but these two storms (Oct 17 and 19) have brought the first major snow of the season. This recent snow will likely form the foundation for the snowpack at least on northerly aspects where it won't melt in coming weeks. This snow and subsequent snow will change a lot and potentially set the stage for avalanche conditions later this winter. We will be watching it closely."

Avalanche Forecast

Salt Lake

October 20 @ 7:26 am

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Current Wind

Mount Baldy

October 21 @ 6:00 pm

48-Hour Snow Depth

Snowbird

October 22 @ 2:00 am

Brighton's Crest

October 22 @ 3:00 am

Current depth: 12"
Change in 12 hours: 0"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

Current depth: 13"
Change in 12 hours: -1"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: -3"

7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

October 22 @ 1:57 am

Overnight: Partly cloudy. Low around 23, with temperatures rising to around 28 overnight. West northwest wind around 12 mph.


Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind around 12 mph.


Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy. Low around 26, with temperatures rising to around 29 overnight. West wind around 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.


Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind around 14 mph.


Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.


Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 31.


Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.


Friday: Sunny, with a high near 42.


Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 31.


Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 45.


Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 21.


Sunday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.


Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.


Monday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.


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