A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for various parts of eastern Utah including but not limited to the Wasatch and Uinta mountains.
With over 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some mountainous areas, SLC locals are getting fired up for another round of heavy snowfall with NOAA calling for another 30″ by Thursday at 5pm.
Winter Storm Warning
WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS- WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ALTA…BRIGHTON…MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY… SCOFIELD 431 AM MST TUE JAN 3 2017
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 PM MST THURSDAY…
* AFFECTED AREA…THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80…THE WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS…THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND BOOK CLIFFS
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES THIS MORNING. BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY 20 TO 30 INCHES WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* TIMING…SNOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL DEVELOP AGAIN ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE…HEAVY AT TIMES… INTO THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS…SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS MORNING AND WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL ALONG MOST ROUTES. A NEW ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY. TRAVELERS SHOULD ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS.