Snowy week continues with snowfall forecasted through Sunday
PARK CITY, Utah — Well, it’s Spring, or at least it’s supposed to be, but mother nature seems to have missed the memo as more snow heads for Utah.
A snow squall warning is in effect until 12:00 PM MDT for I-84 near Morgan, UT and I-15, I-215, I-84, US-89 near Ogden–Layton, UT and I-15, US-89, US-189 near Provo–Orem, UT and I-15, I-215, I-80, US-89 near Salt Lake City–West Valley City, UT. pic.twitter.com/BAcrqXeivm
— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) March 24, 2023
Following a wave of snow at the beginning of the week, where Solitude Mountain Resort saw 25 inches of snowfall in 48 hours, a second wave will continue the snowfall throughout the weekend.
Powderchasers is forecasting heavy snowfall that will last from Thursday to Saturday morning, with snow totals between two to five inches across Utah. Friday is likely to be heavier snowfall, with 8 inches or more for the cottonwoods, around 5 inches for Park City, and similar totals for the rest of Utah.
Road Weather Alert: ongoing snow showers continue to impact mtn routes this afternoon. Cold front and more snow for Friday including AM commute impacts. For more info visit: https://t.co/4P1gO2c9Uo #utwx #utsnow @UtahTrucking pic.twitter.com/nXbOyhzg8Z
— UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) March 23, 2023
The snowline will stretch down into the Salt Lake Valley as temperature highs move into the low 30s before rising again on Sunday. Forecasts from the NWS have potential for totals for Friday as high as 7 inches of snow for the day, and another one to three inches that night.
While higher total potential rates of snow are likely to be over by Saturday morning, snow is still forecasted through Sunday with more scattered lingering showers. While wind speeds have been excessive with storms earlier in the week, NWS has Friday being the day with the highest gust potential over 32 mph.
A quick moving winter system will bring more snow to central and northern Utah valleys and mountains on Friday. With the possibility of light valley accumulations during the Friday morning commute, be sure to check in for future forecast updates! #utwx pic.twitter.com/2TtmOxbypv
— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) March 22, 2023
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