NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Wasatch mountains of Utah tonight through tomorrow morning. 3-6″ of snow is forecast. Snow levels will start out at 8,000-feet before dropping down to this evening.
The Wasatch needs the snow as they’re currently sitting on 54% of average precipitation to date and 59% of average snowpack to date.
NOAA is forecasting 3-6″ of snow with locally higher amounts.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. - NOAA Salt Lake City, U
NOAA is forecast snow levels to start at 8,000-feeet before dropping to 6,000-feet this evening.
* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 8000 FEET...THEN QUICKLY LOWERING TO BELOW 6000 FEET BEHIND A COLD FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. - NOAA Salt Lake City, UT today
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for UTAH:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT 1132 AM MST THU DEC 10 2015 WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTA...BRIGHTON...MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM MST FRIDAY... * AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHERN WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON THEN BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. * SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 8000 FEET...THEN QUICKLY LOWERING TO BELOW 6000 FEET BEHIND A COLD FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL IMPACT HIGH-ELEVATION ROUTES AND RESULT IN LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.