URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
Southern Mountains, including the cities of Loa, Panguitch, and Bryce Canyon
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT MDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect from 5 AM
Wednesday to midnight MDT Wednesday night.
* AFFECTED AREA…The Southern Utah Mountains
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…Generally 2 to 5 inches with locally
higher amounts of up to 12 inches in the Tushar Mountains by
late Wednesday evening.
* TIMING…A band of heavy snow will accompany a cold front
Wendesday morning across the mountains of southern Utah.
Snowfall may taper briefly mid day, but snow showers higher
intensity squalls will redevelop Wednesday afternoon into
* SNOW LEVELS…Falling to between 6500 and 7000 feet.
* IMPACTS…Accumulating snow is expected on all roadways above
8000 feet early Wednesday morning. Visibilities will reduced
in areas of intense snowfall. Roads are expected to run mostly
wet through Wednesday afternoon, though higher intensity snow
showers will still have the capability to produce brief
accumulations of slush on road surfaces.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that snow accumulations
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads. Use caution while driving.
For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial