NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Wasatch mountains of Utah that will last 12 hours starting today at 4pm and ending tomorrow at 4am. They’re forecasting 6-10″ of snowfall.
A PERIOD OF SOMEWHAT HEAVIER SNOW IS FORECAST AS THE WAVE PASSES TONIGHT SWITCHING TO A WEAK COLD ADVECTION REGIME. MORNING MODELS CONTINUE TO KICK OUT ABOUT 0.3 TO 0.4 INCH OF WATER OVER THE WASATCH MTNS AND WITH HIGH SNOW RATIOS THIS COULD END UP BEING 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW. - NOAA SLC, UT today
Another storm is forecast to hit Utah on Saturday.
ANOTHER FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW SATURDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...WITH TRAVEL ONCE AGAIN POTENTIALLY IMPACTED. THE PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN QUITE ACTIVE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH MOIST WESTERLY FLOW BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACROSS MUCH OF THE HIGHER TERRAIN DURING THIS TIMEFRAME. - NOAA SLC, UT today
Alta & Snowbird just got hammered with snow. People had epic powder days in both the Cottonwood canyons yesterday. Alta has gotten 94″ of snowfall his season and Snowbird has gotten 95″.
* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASTACH MOUNTAINS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES. * TIMING...DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH MUCH OF TONIGHT. - NOAA SLC, UT today
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for UTAH:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT 245 AM MST WED DEC 16 2015 WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM MST THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM MST THURSDAY. * AFFECTED AREA...THE WASTACH MOUNTAINS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES. * TIMING...DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING THROUGH MUCH OF TONIGHT. * IMPACTS...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY IN AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE IMPACTED DUE TO SNOWFALL AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.