Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated February 19 @ 7:10 pm

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Cottonwood Canyons

February 19 @ 7:10 pm

At 2:30 pm, @UDOTcottonwoods tweeted, " #RoadUpdate: Good day #CottonwoodCanyons! Another afternoon of dry roads and no road weather concerns. Enjoy the and gorgeous views on your way home (or up if you're getting in some PM turns). #BCCroad #SR190 #LCCroad #SR210 pic.twitter.com/tkmE8NFX2Y"

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

February 19 @ 7:10 pm

Current Conditions

At 6:00 pm, the temperature near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift was 3 degrees. Winds at the top of Brighton's Great Western chairlift are averaging 5 mph out of the north-northwest with gusts to 12. In the last 48 hours, the snow depth near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift has decreased 5 inches. In the last 2 weeks, the depth has increased 14 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 6 degrees. And tomorrow, from 5:00 am until 5:00 pm, no new snow is expected. The daytime high temperature will be 36 degrees.

Avalanche Forecast

The Utah Avalanche Center's avalanche forecast for the Salt Lake area on Wednesday, February 19, says, "The avalanche danger is MODERATE at the mid and upper elevations for triggering a soft slab of new snow that could be 1-2 feet deep and up to 100 feet wide, and in some terrain, it could be wider. Human triggered avalanches are possible. At elevations below, 8000 feet the avalanche danger is LOW."

24-Hour Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

February 19 @ 2:54 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

Clear skies and light winds through tomorrow. After a cold night, a significant warming trend is expected beginning tomorrow as a ridge builds in. A storm system looks to impact southern and central Utah this upcoming weekend. 

Avalanche Forecast

Salt Lake

February 19 @ 4:21 am

Moderate Hazard

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Current Temperature

Alta
Guard House

February 19 @ 6:00 pm

Brighton's Crest

February 19 @ 6:00 pm

Current Wind

Cardiff Peak Wind

February 19 @ 6:00 pm

48-Hour Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

February 19 @ 6:00 pm

Brighton's Crest

February 19 @ 6:00 pm

Current depth: 128"
Change in 12 hours: -1"
Change in 24 hours: -1"
Change in 48 hours: -4"

Current depth: 94"
Change in 12 hours: -1"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: -5"

30-Day Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Brighton's Crest

February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Current depth: 127"
Change in 1 week: 5"
Change in 2 weeks: 14"
Change in 4 weeks: 24"
(Some depths questionable.)

Current depth: 94"
Change in 1 week: 8"
Change in 2 weeks: 14"
Change in 4 weeks: 12"
(Some depths questionable.)

7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

February 19 @ 3:11 pm

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low around 4, with temperatures rising to around 6 overnight. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.


Thursday: Sunny. High near 30, with temperatures falling to around 23 in the afternoon. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind around 9 mph.


Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 12. South wind around 9 mph.


Friday: Sunny, with a high near 33. South southwest wind around 9 mph.


Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 mph.


Saturday: A slight chance of snow between 11am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.


Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.


Sunday: A chance of snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.


Sunday Night: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.


Monday: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.


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


Tuesday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.


Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.


Wednesday: A slight chance of snow between 11am and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.


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February 19

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