The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Utah. It’s in effect from early Friday Morning through late Saturday Night. Long periods of heavy snowfall are expected to impact the area throughout that time period.
8-16″ of Snow, With Up To 30″, Friday – Saturday
A band of heavy snowfall is expected to reach valley floors, but it’s uncertain as to where that band will develop.
Additional Storm Info:
Utah: 8-16″ of Snow, With Up To 30″, Friday – Saturday
* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, with localized amounts up to 30 inches, are possible. - NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
UT Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT 402 AM MST Wed Feb 28 2018 ...WEEKEND WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING... .A strengthening low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will settle along the Pacific Northwest coast by Thursday night. This low pressure system will then expand east across the western states for Friday through the upcoming weekend. Widespread snow is expected across much of Utah and southwest Wyoming this weekend, with heavy snows likely for the mountains and adjacent valleys with this storm. 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 STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, with localized amounts up to 30 inches, are possible. * WHERE...Wasatch Mountains I-80 North, Wasatch Mountains South of I-80, Western Uinta Mountains and Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs. * WHEN...From Friday morning through late Saturday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, with some roadways impassible due to heavy snow.