SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Weather Advisory” for snow in Utah’s central and southern mountains in effect until 5 p.m. Saturday.
Affected areas – Central and southern mountains of Utah, including the cities of Cove Foort, Koosharem, Fish Lake, Loa, Panguitch and Bryce Canyon.
Snow accumulations – The advisory forecasts 10-16 inches of snow with higher amounts possible near Boulder Mountain and Henry Mountains, with snow levels levels falling below 6,000 feet.
Impacts – Winter driving conditions, including snow covered roads can be expected at times across the central and southern mountains through Saturday. This includes the Interstate 15 and Interstate 70 corridors, as well as U.S. Highway 89.
A winter weather advisory means that snow accumulations will, primarily, cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads. Use caution while driving.
Ed. note – There are currently strong wind alerts in effect for Northern Utah – Those traveling, particularly through Davis and Weber counties, please see Utah Department of Transportation road weather alert.
For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation:
- Visit UDOT’s Road Weather Alerts
- Visit UDOT’s Current Road Conditions
- Obtain UDOT’s smartphone travel app.
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