Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated October 29 @ 10:30 pm

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Cottonwood Canyons

October 29 @ 10:30 pm

On Oct 27 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#RoadClosureUpdate Guardsman Pass is now open as @UtahDOT road operations have cleared the road of ice/snow. Thanks for your patience, all! #BCCroad #SR190 @UDOTTRAFFIC @UDOTRegionTwo @WasatchCounty (see picture)."

On Oct 26 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#RoadClosureUpdate Guardsman Pass will remain closed today due to icy, unsafe conditions. @UtahDOT road operations will continue to plow and salt in order to clear the road. Stay tuned for a new estimated time of opening. @UDOTTRAFFIC @UDOTRegionTwo (see picture)."

On Oct 26 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#RoadClosureUpdate Guardsman Pass remains closed this AM due to cold temperatures and icy conditions. @UtahDOT road operations will be salting the road as temperatures rise this afternoon Est. opening time 3pm. Stay tuned for updates @UDOTTRAFFIC @UDOTRegionTwo (see picture)."

On Oct 25 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#RoadClosureAlert: Guardsman Pass will be closed from both entrances at 6pm tonight and reopen tomorrow when road conditions are safe. Stay tuned for an update on time of opening. #SR190 #BCCroad @UDOTTRAFFIC @UDOTRegionTwo."

On Oct 25 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#RoadUpdate: Expect winter driving conditions in the #CottonwoodCanyons today! Plows will be out, make sure to give them room. Snow showers to continue through the day, winding down by the PM. Drive with caution and watch for patchy ice! #SR210 #SR190 @UDOTTRAFFIC (see picture)."

On Oct 23 @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, "#ConstructionUpdate Asphalt paving is complete along with first application of striping at the #LCCGritMill project. Installation of roadway signs/gates to begin next week. This new parking area will have 32 stalls, 2 handicap stalls and a restroom. #SR210 @UDOTRegionTwo (see picture)."

On Oct 21 @UACwasatch tweeted, "The 2nd avalanche Livestream is taking place tomorrow Oct. 22 on @backcountry instagram page. This presentation will be a deep dive into gear you need to recreate in avalanche terrain. One lucky winner will win a Level 1 avalanche course. Tune in tomorrow @ 5 PM MST."

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

October 29 @ 10:30 pm

Current Conditions

Happy Hermit Day! At 10:00 pm, the temperature near the top of Solitude's Powderhorn chairlift was 38 degrees.

Weather Forecast

The Cottonwood Canyon weather forecast for tonight is, "Mostly clear. Low around 26, with temperatures rising to around 33 overnight. West wind around 6 mph." For friday the forecast is, "Sunny. High near 44, with temperatures falling to around 41 in the afternoon. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph."

Avalanche Forecast

There isn't any snow or avalanche information.

Current Temperature

Alta
Guard House

October 29 @ 10:00 pm

Solitude's Powderhorn

October 29 @ 10:00 pm

7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

October 29 @ 8:11 pm

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low around 26, with temperatures rising to around 33 overnight. West wind around 6 mph.


Friday: Sunny. High near 44, with temperatures falling to around 41 in the afternoon. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.


Friday Night: Mostly clear. Low around 29, with temperatures rising to around 33 overnight. West wind 8 to 13 mph.


Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.


Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.


Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44.


Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 33.


Monday: Sunny, with a high near 47.


Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.


Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 46.


Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.


Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45.


Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.


Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 45.


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