Snowbird, Utah – More than 24 inches of snow has fallen at the base ofSnowbird Ski & Summer Resort in the last two days and forecasters arecalling for additional accumulations throughout the next 24 hours.

Snowbird averages 500 inches of annual snowfall. The resort is reporting amid-mountain base of 94 inches and a year-to-date snowfall of 292 inchesfollowing the driest January on record.

“Sooner or later the powder comes to Little Cottonwood Canyon and today wasone of those days,” said Dave Fields, Snowbird’s Director of PublicRelations. “Many of Salt Lake’s skiers and riders have more time on the golfcourse than the ski hill this year but two-foot storms quickly change that.”

To see a photo from today’s powder skiing and riding, go to www.snowbird.comand click 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 Mobile Snowtechnology from Slice of Lime, skiers and snowboarders may receive daily,snow depth-specific reports through text messaging on compatible cellphones. Sign up at www.snowbird.com under the Weather or E-News pages.

For media information, contact Dave Fields at (801) 933-2041 ordfields@snowbird.com.