Powder Flu Season is Back!

December 14 2015

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – It is snowing in Utah, which means it is Powder Flu season. With the amount of snowfall accumulating in Utah’s mountains statewide, this year’s Powder Flu has quickly become an epidemic. Studies show that this may be one of the most contagious strains to have ever hit Utah.

Normally, the Powder Flu affects individuals who can easily get school and work off to fuel their ski and snowboard powder addictions. This year it’s a lot more serious: Not only are the normal Powder Flu candidates becoming infected, the virus is rapidly spreading to professionals, travelers and students alike. Travelers with job obligations are missing their flights out of the Salt Lake City International Airport, while medical students at the University of Utah are in complete denial of the sickness and are showing up to their classes in ski boots endlessly screaming the word “powder.”

“I have never seen so many cases of people with Powder Flu like symptoms in my many years of promoting The Greatest Snow on Earth®," said Dr. Ski Utah Yeti. “Symptoms include wearing ski gear to bed while spooning skis, an inability to complete sentences that don’t involve the word ‘powder’, and abdication of all duties and responsibilities.”

Feeling sick? Make sure to get a doctors note from Dr. Ski Utah Yeti to get out of prior obligations because the only way to tackle symptoms is to ride ridiculously deep powder and receive copious amount of faceshots. Feel free to share your The Powder Flu doctor note on social media and/or print it out to share with your boss or teacher.

Today’s Snow Report: To stay up-to-date for future storms download Utah’s Official Snow Report app

  • Alta: 5”
  • Brian Head: 7”
  • Brighton Resort: 7”
  • Deer Valley: 6”
  • Nordic Valley: 8”
  • Park City: 5”
  • Powder Mountain: 8”
  • Snowbasin Resort: 12” (Monster Dump)
  • Snowbird: 5”
  • Solitude: 6”
  • Sundance Resort: 7”


About Ski Utah

Ski Utah is a membership association representing Utah’s $1.2 billion dollar winter sports industry, including 14 alpine ski resorts and a membership of over 250 industry partners. The organization has been creating brand awareness of and demand for the Utah winter sports product since its inception in 1978. Ski Utah’s primary functions are concentrated in marketing, public policy and public relations. Information about Ski Utah and its members can be found at skiutah.com, on Twitter @SkiUtah and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skiutahyeti


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