I don't know what kind of voodoo you people have been doing, but boy it sure looks to be working.
Here's the 84-hour GFS forecast valid for 5 PM this afternoon. The upper-level tough is overs southern Nevada and California and the northern Wasatch misses out on most of the action.
Here's the 12-hour GFS forecast valid for 5 PM this afternoon. The trough is instead along the Idaho-Nevada boarder and we are getting walloped!
It's already deluging in the valley and nuking in the mountains. Our automated sensor in Albion Basin has recorded 0.38 inches of water equivalent and about five inches of snow in the past two hours, including an increase of about four inches from 9 to 10 AM.
With the start of the semester today, I'm unable to put together a proper forecast, but it looks like we're finally going to get our first big dump since Christmas week. Check out utahskiweather.com for the gory details.
And, as far as the pollution is concerned, GOOD RIDDANCE!