Cottonwood Canyons
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Updated November 19 @ 8:16 am

Summary

Cottonwood Canyons

November 19 @ 8:16 am

Current Conditions

At 8:00 am, the temperature near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift was 41 degrees. Winds at the top of Brighton's Great Western chairlift are averaging 26 mph out of the southwest with gusts to 35. In the last 12 hours, the snow depth near the top of Brighton's Crest chairlift has increased 1 inch. In the last 3 weeks, the depth has decreased 6 inches.

Forecast Conditions

The forecast says that today, from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm, no new snow is expected. The daytime high temperature will be 48 degrees. And from 5:00 pm today until 5:00 am tomorrow, there is a 30 percent chance of a trace. The nighttime low temperature will be 32 degrees.

Total snowfall of 5 to 10 inches is forecast for the next storm which will begin at approximately noon tomorrow and end at 4 pm on Thursday. Total water in this storm is expected to be 0.6 to 1 inch.

24-Hour Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

November 19 @ 3:07 am

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

100% chance of
no new snow

70% chance of
no new snow

30% chance of
a trace to 2 inches

A storm system will draw moisture from the south and bring some precipitation to the area late tonight through Thursday. ... Total snowfall of 5 to 10 inches is forecast for the next storm which will begin at approximately noon tomorrow and end at 4 pm ...

Current Temperature

Alta
Guard House

November 19 @ 8:00 am

Brighton's Crest

November 19 @ 8:00 am

Current Wind

Cardiff Peak Wind

November 19 @ 8:00 am

48-Hour Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

November 19 @ 7:00 am

Brighton's Crest

November 19 @ 6:00 am

Current depth: 19"
Change in 12 hours: 0"
Change in 24 hours: 0"
Change in 48 hours: N/A

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

30-Day Snow Depth

Alta's Collins

November 19 @ 6:00 am

Brighton's Crest

November 19 @ 6:00 am

Current depth: 19"
Change in 1 week: 0"
Change in 2 weeks: -1"
Change in 4 weeks: -3"
(Some depths questionable.)

Current depth: 13"
Change in 1 week: 1"
Change in 2 weeks: 0"
Change in 4 weeks: 2"
(Some depths questionable.)

7-Day Forecast

Cottonwood Canyons

November 19 @ 3:55 am

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 43, with temperatures falling to around 35 in the afternoon. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph.


Tonight: Snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30, with temperatures rising to around 32 overnight. South wind around 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.


Wednesday: Snow. Cloudy. High near 33, with temperatures falling to around 27 in the afternoon. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.


Wednesday Night: Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 8 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.


Thursday: Snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North northeast wind 9 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.


Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.


Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.


Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.


Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.


Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.


Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.


Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.


Monday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.


Monday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.


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November 19

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