Another storm will move into northern Utah early on Monday and push through the state during the day with most snow ending by dark, a second piece of the storm moves on on Tuesday bringing back lighter snow showers to northern Utah that lingers into Tuesday evening. Plan on a general 6-10" (local 11-18") for most Utah mountain areas above 7,000 ft. Look for 3-6" of snow for the mountain valleys, some central desert valleys, and local bench areas. In the lower valleys along the Wasatch Front 1-3" snow is anticipated. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5pm Sunday and 5pm Wednesday.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
A more typical February storm is expected to to move into Utah on Tuesday afternoon/night with a initial cold front that stalls over central Utah, the coldest air moves in on Wednesday afternoon with snow levels dropping to the valley floors. Look for most of the snow to fall with the cold front on Wednesday, lingering snow showers through sunrise or so on Friday in a few local mountains areas with possible lake effect in the SLC valley. Plan on a general 8-14" (local 15-25") for most central/northern mountains above 7,000 ft. Look for 2-5" (local 6-9") for the southern Utah mountains, northern mountain valleys, and local bench areas in the SLC valley. In the lower valleys along the Wasatch Front plan on a general 1/2-2". Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Tuesday and 5am Friday.
Friday, February 17, 2017
The week of dry weather is over as a storm moves into Utah today, ends in all areas by sunrise on Monday. Look for most of the valley rain and mountain snow to fall on Saturday night with this storm. Plan on a general 6-12" (local 13-20"+) for most Utah mountain areas above 7,500 ft, trace-5" in areas between 6,000-7,500 ft, little if any accumulation below 6,000 ft. Click on the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow between 5am Friday and 5am on Monday.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The last storm is this series is expected to move into northern Utah on Friday night then slowly move south and east through the state during the day on Saturday. Look for most of the rain/snow to end up north early in the day on Saturday, holding on until dark in the southeast. Plan on a general 8-15" (local 16-24") snow for the northern Utah mountains above 8,000 ft, 5-8" (local 9-12") for the southern Utah mountains. In the mountain valleys and some of the high desert valleys look for 2-5" of snow. For the lower Wasatch Front valleys little if any accumulation is anticipated as the rain changes to snow at the tail end of the storm, trace-2" benches. Click o the below map for the WRF model forecasted snow for this storm.