It’s been a full week since our last post… mostly because tranquil weather has settled over the area and there hasn’t been much need for snow forecasts. Yesterday was Alta’s last day and Snowbird is now the lone mountain standing. There are still a few more weeks left to get your Spring shred on before we start the long wait till next season.
The main reason for posting today is to inform you that it does look like some changes are taking place. This is no surprise as May in Utah almost always brings at least a few periods of cooler weather and mountain snow showers. The first front will move in tonight into tomorrow and will drop temperatures by close to 20 degrees across Northern Utah. This front is mostly dry, so aside from a few clouds and an isolated shower, I don’t think we’ll see much precip. Temps will rebound a bit on Thursday-Saturday before another front approaches on Sunday. This one could bring a bit more moisture. It’s still early to know for sure. But I wouldn’t be surprised to see an inch or two of snow in the high elevations.
Beyond the weekend, there are a few signs in the models that we’ll see a continuation of occasional front passages through the first week of May. This will keep a cap on our warming and may even bring some snow to the mountains. Again, it’s too early to know anything for sure. But don’t put away your sweatshirt just yet.