Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Utah | 4-8″ of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Tonight – Friday

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Utah that is in effect from Thursday Afternoon – Friday. A cold front is expected to move through that will turn rain to snow.

4-8″ of Snow is expected to fall above 7,000ft.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

  • Utah
7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOOD for the west. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to start out around 9,000-10,000ft this afternoon, but they will drop to 6,500ft early Friday Morning. 

Additional Storm Info:

September has been a wild ride, with temperatures in the upper 90s to start the month. By Thursday, it will feel more like November across northern Utah. Image: NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
A strong cold front will bring valley rain, mountain snow and much colder temperatures to the Beehive State tonight into Friday morning. Image: NOAA Salt Lake City, UT

Utah: 4-8″ of Snow Above 7,000ft Tonight – Friday

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches, primarily above 7000 feet.
- NOAA Salt Lake City, UT
Forecast for Snowbird, UT. Image: NOAA
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Utah Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
331 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-
Including the cities of Woodruff and Randolph

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Wasatch Mountains north of Interstate 80.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches, primarily above 7000 feet.

* TIMING...Snow will begin late this afternoon, with the heaviest
 snowfall expected this evening and overnight, before becoming
 more showery through the day Friday.

* SNOW LEVELS...Starting around 9000 to 10000 feet this afternoon,
 dropping to 6500 feet by early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Road snow accumulation is expected above 7000 feet,
 with the heaviest accumulation on high elevation seasonal
 roadways. Hunters and those recreating outdoors should be
 prepared for winter conditions.

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