Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated October 17 @ 4:11 pm

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

October 17 @ 4:11 pm

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Current Conditions

At 3:00 pm, the temperature near the top of Solitude's Powderhorn chairlift was 47 degrees. In the last 36 hours, the snow depth midway up Solitude's Summit chairlift has decreased 5 inches.

Weather Forecast

The Cottonwood Canyon weather forecast for this afternoon is, "Partly sunny. High near 44, with temperatures falling to around 41 in the afternoon. South wind around 17 mph." For tonight the forecast is, "Partly cloudy. Low around 31, with temperatures rising to around 34 overnight. South wind 14 to 20 mph."

Current Temperature

Alta
Guard House

October 17 @ 4:00 pm

Solitude's Powderhorn

October 17 @ 3:00 pm

48-Hour Snow Depth

Snowbird

October 17 @ 3:00 pm

Solitude's Summit

October 17 @ 3:00 pm

Current depth: 8"
Change in 12 hours: -3"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

Current depth: 13"
Change in 12 hours: -2"
Change in 24 hours: -2"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

October 17 @ 2:22 pm

This Afternoon: Partly sunny. High near 44, with temperatures falling to around 41 in the afternoon. South wind around 17 mph.


Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low around 31, with temperatures rising to around 34 overnight. South wind 14 to 20 mph.


Monday: Snow showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 35, with temperatures falling to around 26 in the afternoon. South southwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.


Monday Night: Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.


Tuesday: A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.


Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.


Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.


Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.


Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.


Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.


Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.


Friday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.


Saturday: A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.


Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.


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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.