southern Utah winter storm watchSevere Warning for Southern Utah
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SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO AFFECT HOLIDAY TRAVEL.
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
MST MONDAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY EVENING TO 4 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA…THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 3 FEET.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BECOMING
MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* WINDS…STRONG GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST TONIGHT AND
TOMORROW WIND GUSTS MAY EXCEED 70 MPH ON RIDGETOPS.

* IMPACTS…SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE LIKELY BEGINNING
TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THOSE PLANNING
TRAVEL DURING THIS TIME ARE ENCOURAGED TO ADJUST TRAVEL PLANS IF
POSSIBLE PLAN FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AND CARRY A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT CONSISTING OF WARM CLOTHES AND
BLANKETS EXTRA FOOD WATER FLASHLIGHT AND BATTERIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. KEEP A WINTER STORM SURVIVAL KIT
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION… VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

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