UTAH, Feb. 14, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A Winter Weather Warning is in effect for parts of Utah Monday.
“A prolonged winter storm will bring periods of light to moderate snow to the valleys with significant mountain accumulations,” said a tweet from the National Weather Service Salt Lake City. “We have issued several Winter Weather Advisories and a Winter Storm Warning.”
The Winter Storm Warning is effect for the Wasatch mountains south of Interstate 80, until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Those areas could receive 24 to 36 inches of snow.
In addition, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the North Wasatch Front and Great Salt Lake Desert and areas north of Ogden and I-84 and SR-30. The advisory is in place until 5 p.m. Monday and these areas could receive between 2 and 5 inches of snow.
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 a.m. Wednesday for the Wasatch and Western Uinta mountains and Book Cliffs and the central and southern mountains, which will receive between 14 and 24 inches of snow, as well as the Wasatch mountain valleys, which will receive 6 to 12 inches.
“Approaching winter storm will bring hazardous winter driving conditions to portions of I-84 and for portions of I-15 from Brigham City north to the ID border,” said a follow-up tweet from the NWS. “Use caution when traveling.”
There is also high avalanche danger for all Utah mountains; read more at UtahAvalancheCenter.org.
UDOT Cottonwood Canyons tweeted Monday morning: “Attention #SR210 travelers! Be advised that based on current weather conditions/avalanche danger, there is potential for UDOT avalanche mitigation and a road closure this afternoon.”