NOAA: 3-6″ of Snow Forecast for Alta, UT This Weekend

CURRENT NOAA SNOW FORECAST SUNDAY-MONDAY:

Alta, UT is expecting 3-5" of new snow
NOAA: Utah may get 3-5″ of snow Sunday-Monday 9/29/19 Credit: NOAA

The NOAA is forecasting 3-6″ of new snow in the Wasatch Mountains this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, 9/28/19-9/29/19) in high-elevation areas.

Snow will be localized to high elevation peaks: several inches of snow will be possible for all mountains above 8000 feet from the Cottonwoods northward.

Snow forecast for Alta
NOAA: 3-5″ of snow predicted for Sunday at Alta, UT 9/29/19 Credit: NOAA

Alta Ski Area and surrounding Utah resorts may see up to 6 inches of new snow early by Sunday morning on through Monday.

Takeaways from the weekend in Utah according to the National Weather Service on September 26th, 2019:

Ready for snow Utah? Main points for this weekend: -3-6 inches above 8000 feet -Some accumulation to 6500 feet -Snow in the air as low as 5000 feet Much colder! - NOAA, SLC UT, 9/28/19
Alta Ski Area in Utah is scheduled to open on November 23rd, 2019.
Alta, UT storm predictions
NOAA: Winter storm watch for Utah, Sunday 9/29/19 Credit: NOAA