Snow advisory for southwest and south-central Utah valleys

ST. GEORGE – The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a winter weather advisory for snow which is in effect from midnight tonight to 5 a.m. Thursday.

Radar time 6:55 p.m. Dots denote affected area. National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory, Utah, Feb. 19, 2013 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service
Radar time 6:55 p.m. Dots denote affected area. National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory, Utah, Feb. 19, 2013 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service

• Affected area: Southwest and south-central Utah valleys, including the cities of Beaver, Cedar City, Milford, Kanab, and Escalante.

• Snow accumulations: Storm totals of 3-7 inches.

• Timing: Snow showers will develop late tonight becoming heavy at times through the day Wednesday before tapering off.

• Impacts: Expect winter driving conditions along area  roadways including the Interstate 15 corridor through Southwest Utah and along Highway 89 across south-central Utah.

• Precautionary/preparedness actions: A winter weather advisory means that snow accumulations will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads. Use caution while driving.

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Resources

Vehicle Preparation and Safety Precautions for Winter Weather

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation:

Visit UDOT’s Road Weather Alerts / Obtain UDOT’s smartphone travel app.

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