Snow in September
According to Mike Conger of the National Weather Service's Salt Lake City office, ski areas near the top of Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon had received up to 8 inches of snow by mid-afternoon. After Thursday's low temperatures, Conger said Wasatch Front residents can expect a dry warming trend Friday and Saturday. But another storm could drop into some areas of northern Utah late in the weekend, bringing more valley rain and mountain snow to the northern and central parts of the state. Salt Lake Tribune
While this snow will not last, I'm already excited to go skiing this year. 8 inches is not much. Ski resorts need several feet to begin operating. But snow this early will help get people from out of town begin to think about skiing, which will help the ski industry.