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Winter storm brings rain, snow to parts of Utah

Winter storm brings rain, snow to parts of Utah
Posted at 7:57 AM, Jan 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 10:29:12-05

The storm continues through Wednesday.

Storm Timing

Valley rain and mountain snow will increase in coverage again Wednesday evening and overnight.

Northern Utah will see a burst of heavy precipitation with the passage of a cold front Wednesday morning.

Precipitation will taper off Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Snow Levels

Northern Utah: 8000-8500 feet dropping to 4500-5500 feet by late Wednesday morning.

Southern Utah: 8000-8500 feet dropping to 6000-6500 feet Wednesday morning.

Additional snow accumulations: Mountains: 8-14 inches with locally higher amounts. Little to no valley accumulation impacts.

Periods of heavy snow will create hazardous driving conditions on high elevation roads across Utah such as SR-20, SR-143, Daniels Summit, Boulder Summit and Logan Summit.

Salt Lake City:  

Wednesday: Rain in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the afternoon. Cooler. Little or no accumulation. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s.

St. George: 

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

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