Sandy, Utah March 15, 2002 (Snowbird Press Release)--More than 43 inches of snow has fallen at the base of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in the last three days and it's still snowing.
The Little Cottonwood Canyon resort that received 100 inches in 100 hours in November has recorded 43.5 inches in the last 42 hours.
In the first 14 days of March, Snowbird has received 71 inches at the base and 100 inches at mid-mountain. The latest snowfall has averaged seven percent water density with the latest 10 inches containing five percent water.
Snowbird is well on its way to reaching its annual average of 500 inches of snow with more than 444 inches as of today and a base of 142 inches atmid-mountain.
Additional accumulations are expected through the weekend with multiplestorms on the radar. "It will continue to snow for the foreseeable future,"said a member of Snowbird's Snow Safety Department.
To see a photo from today's powder adventures, go to www.snowbird.com andclick on Picture of the Day.
To get daily Snowbird snow totals on your home or work computer, laptop, PDAor cell phone, go to www.snowbird.com. Using the latest technology fromSlice of Lime, skiers and snowboarders can now receive daily, snowdepth-specific reports through text messaging on compatible cell phones.Sign up at www.snowbird.com under the Weather or E-News pages orwww.youvegotsnow.com/snowbird/signup.html.
Snowbird is the first Utah resort to utilize Slice of Lime's text messagingtechnology to keep skiers and riders up to date with the latest snowconditions.