TL;DR: No real powder prospects in Utah until Saturday, when a small storm will bring back chances for modest snow accumulations. The forecast isn’t promising thereafter.
Nowcast: Today was a beautiful one in the mountains. Blue skies and relatively warm temperatures graced the slopes across the state. I found wonderful smooth skiing on Monday, and presume riding has only improved since then with Tuesday’s new snow.
Short Term Forecast: A weak storm will brush the northern extreme of the Wasatch on Thursday, but won’t bring anything more than a few clouds and stronger winds tonight into tomorrow. Other than that, generally pleasant weather until Friday evening.
Longer Range: By Friday, a trough will approach the American and Canadian Pacific coasts:
By midnight Friday our trough will have split, the southern piece heading straight overhead:
The arrival of this feature should mean a period of snow beginning sometime late Friday (probably after lifts stop spinning for the day) and lasting into Saturday. For now, expect 3-6″ of snow, but keep an eye on the forecast over the next few days – should things fall into place, Saturday could be surprisingly fun.
After our weekend storm, guidance suggests a break from snow is likely until sometime around mid-month.