NOAA: 6-10'' For the Wasatch Today!

NOAA: 6-10'' For the Wasatch Today!

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NOAA: 6-10'' For the Wasatch Today!

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Utah

As of this morning, a winter storm has set up just west of Salt Lake City and is dumping snow in the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains. So far, Snowbasin Resort and Snowbird are reporting 9” at their bases, while Alta is reporting 7”!

The storm is projected to stick around through this evening!

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Winter Weather Advisory

WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HUNTSVILLE…PARK CITY…HEBER CITY…
WOODRUFF…RANDOLPH…ALTA…BRIGHTON…MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY…
SCOFIELD
601 AM MST TUE NOV 10 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MST
WEDNESDAY…

* AFFECTED AREA…THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAIN VALLEYS…
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND
BOOK CLIFFS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 10 INCHES FOR THE WASATCH
MOUNTAINS…5 TO 10 INCHES FOR THE UINTA MOUNTAINS AND BOOK
CLIFFS…AND 1 TO 4 INCHES IN THE WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS.

* TIMING…SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING WILL TURN HEAVIER LATER THIS
MORNING AND REMAIN HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL
TAPER OFF IN ALL AREAS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP…ESPECIALLY
HIGHER PASSES INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80 FROM PARLEYS SUMMIT EAST
TO THE WYOMING BORDER…US-40 NEAR DANIELS SUMMIT AND
STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR…AND US-6 NEAR SOLDIER SUMMIT.

Also, if you’re heading out for some turns in the backcountry, always know before you go.

#KBYG: Utah Avalanche Center

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