The air in the valley has been downright nasty this week. A fast-moving disturbance last night and this morning did little to help sweep out the building pollution trapped at low-levels. What better way to breathe clean than escape to higher elevations!
But really, everyone should continue to limit their outdoor activities in the valley today.. PM 2.5 is currently at unhealthy levels in the SLC valley, extending south to the point of the mountain. You can monitor the air quality using an interactive tool created by researchers at the U of U. Heres the link: http://meso2.chpc.utah.edu/gslso3s/
And according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, its not gonna get better in the next few days
Our next chance of snow is on deck for Sunday. A trough will move across the state, bringing a bit of moisture and fresh snow at high elevations. Details will solidify over the next day or so, but it looks promising for Northern Utah. The NAEFS plumes of forecasted snowfall show the uncertainty that exists when we look several days ahead. As we draw closer to Sunday, we will be able to give you a better idea of how much snow we are talking.
As for now, go enjoy the crowd-free resorts and the good base we are already building, because you know, health.