NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for nearly all Utah’s mountains tomorrow. 5-10″ of snowfall are forecast in a 16 hour period beginning at midnight tonight.
One great thing about the Wasatch is that they seem to always get more snow than forecast…
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS. - NOAA SLC, UT today
Alta has gotten 183″ of snowfall this season and Snowbird has seen 190″ of snowfall.
The skiing in Utah has been terrific the past week.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for UTAH:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT 259 PM MST THU JAN 14 2016 WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80- WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS- CENTRAL MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON... MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM... FISH LAKE ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM MST FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM MST FRIDAY. * AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS...WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS...WASATCH PLATEAU AND CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS. * TIMING...DEVELOPING IN THE PRE-DAWN HOURS...WITH THE BULK OF THE SNOW DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE...BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE DAY. * IMPACTS...EARLY MORNING SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CREATE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE THROUGH ALL MOUNTAIN PASSES. PLAN EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL FRIDAY MORNING...AND ALLOW EXTRA FOLLOWING DISTANCE.