NOAA: 8-15″ of Snow for Utah Tonight – Monday

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image: noaa, 2/15/20

NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Wasatch Mountains of Utah that is calling for 8-15″ of snowfall tonight through early morning on Monday.

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations 8 to 15 inches with locally higher 
amounts particularly along westerly facing slopes.
- NOAA, SLC UT, 2/15/20

Alta has already seen 396″ of snowfall this season.

Snowbird has already seen 412″ of snowfall this season.

Last weekend, a big, wet storm closed down Alta & Snowbird and the road into Little Cottonwood Canyon for 52-hours!

image: noaa, 2/15/20
image: noaa, 2/15/20

Winter Weather Advisory for Utah

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
247 PM MST Sat Feb 15 2020

Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Including the cities of Woodruff, Randolph, Alta, Brighton,
Mirror Lake Highway, and Scofield

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations 8 to 15 inches
  with locally higher amounts particularly along westerly facing
  slopes.

* WHERE...Wasatch Mountains I-80 North, Wasatch Mountains South
  of I-80, Western Uinta Mountains and Wasatch Plateau/Book
  Cliffs.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 5 AM MST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Expect winter driving conditions on many mountain
  routes in these areas including the Cottonwood Canyons, Daniels
  Summit, Sardine Summit, Soldier Summit, SR31 Summit and Parleys
  Canyon. Prepare and monitor for traction laws to be enacted.

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