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Cottonwood Canyon Weather on Alexa

Alexa, Amazon's talking assistant , can tell you the current weather and avalanche conditions . After adding the Wasatch Backcountry Skiing skill to Alexa, you can simply say, "Alexa, play my flash briefing."


Listen to a (low quality) sample flash briefing.

To add this skill to your Amazon devices:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your mobile device.
  2. Choose More > Settings > News > Flash Briefing.
  3. Tap the "+" button to Add Content.
  4. Search for "Wasatch Backcountry".
  5. Select the Wasatch Backcountry Skiing skill.
  6. Select Enable to Use.
  7. There will a short delay while the skill is enabled.

The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing skill should now be listed in the "On" section of your flash briefings.

To listen to your flash briefing, say "Alexa, play my flash briefing."

Learn more about Flash Briefings.