The first significant snowfall of the season is on tap for the mountains of Utah this week. The snow will start flying on Thursday and continue through Friday morning. Snow totals on the peaks could reach nearly a foot of fresh.
A strong cold front will move slowly across the outlook area
Wednesday night through Friday morning. This system will bring widespread valley rain and mountain snow to the northern and western outlook area with significant new snowfall in the northern and central mountains. – NOAA
Thursday: A chance of rain showers before noon, then rain and snow showers. High near 42. Windy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday Night: Snow. Low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 29. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.