NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For Utah | 8-22″ of Snow Today – Sunday Morning

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of Utah. It’s in effect from 6:00pm this evening through 5:00am Sunday Morning. A strong cold front and a surge of heavy precipitation is expected to impact the area.

8-22″ of Snow Today – Sunday Morning In Utah.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

In the valleys, precipitation is expected to start out as rain, but it’s forecasted to turn to snow and accumulate to several inches by the time Saturday rolls around.

Additional Storm Info:

Snow on tap for UT. Image: NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
Storms are moving in. Image: NOAA Salt Lake City, UT

Utah: 8-22″ of Snow Tonight – Sunday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with
  localized amounts up to 22 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

UT Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
407 AM MST Fri Jan 19 2018

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT MUCH OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.A storm will move into Utah bringing widespread snow to much of
the region late today through early Sunday. The leading cold
front will reach northwest Utah later this morning, then press
southeast into central Utah where it will stall tonight. A
prolonged period of moderate to heavy snow is possible for the
Utah mountains, as well as many of the valleys of Utah and
southwest Wyoming.

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
 conditions. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with
 localized amounts up to 22 inches, are expected.

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

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 5 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times.

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