Major Snowstorm Welcomes Sundance Film Festival to Utah


PARK CITY, UTAH – Up to 40,000 movie-goers and celebrities are expected to flock to Park City, UT this week for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. However, films and parties will not be the only action at the festival this year as a major winter storm has landed in Park City as well. Park City ski resorts have received as much as 17 inches of snow in the past 48 hours and forecasts suggest that an additional two feet of snow may fall by Sunday. Other Utah resorts have reported as much as 26 inches of snow in the last 48 hours and are also expecting additional accumulation throughout the weekend.

Video footage of this storm is available. Footage includes heavy snow falling on the Sundance marquee, Park City's historic Main St., snow shoveling and sound bites about snow.

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Ski Utah can also upload footage to FTP sites upon request.

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Ski Utah is the marketing firm owned and operated by the 13 statewide ski resorts that make up the Utah Ski and Snowboard Association. The organization has been creating brand awareness of and demand for the Utah wintersports product since its inception in 1978.