Check how the winter storm and heavy snow are impacting the roadways before you head out.
A winter storm will continue to impact Utah through Thursday morning, with the main effects across northern Utah. FOX 13 News’ Jeff McAdam was at UDOT’s traffic center, see the video below for his report on how the weather is impacting road conditions across the state.
Valley rain showers will mix with snow late Wednesday afternoon, turning to all snow after sundown for the Wasatch Front valley routes.
Considerable road snow is expected along northern portions of I-15 and I-84, especially Wednesday evening and overnight.
Mountain routes and far northwestern valley routes will continue to see all snow through the period, with significant snow along US-89 over Logan Canyon/Summit, I-84/SR-30 near Snowville and I-80 near the Wyoming border.
UDOT has closed several mountain roads for the season. Big Mountain Highway between East and Emigration Canyons is now closed, as is the Monte Cristo Highway between Huntsville and Woodruff. For more information on road closures, click here.
The following major Utah routes will experience periods of road slush/snow through the forecast period:
- I-15, ID border to Nephi
- I-15, near Scipio Summit, Cove Fort, and Parowan
- I-84, Entire Route
- I-80, Entire Route
- I-70, Clear Creek and Ivie Creek Summits
- US-89, Through Cache valley, Logan Canyon/Summit
- US-89, north of Mt. Pleasant, and Long Valley Jct.
- US-40, I-80 to Starvation Reservoir, over Daniels Summit
- US-191, North of Vernal to WY; Indian Canyon Summit
- US-6, Near Kings Canyon/Skull Rock Pass; I-15 to Colton, over Soldier’s Summit
- Cottonwood Canyons Both canyons are restricted to 4x4 vehicles or those with chains.