Winter storm warning issued for parts of northern Utah through Tuesday

Posted at 6:02 PM, Mar 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-13 20:02:49-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A winter storm warning has been issued for portions of northern Utah through 4 p.m. Tuesday, and the storms are expected to bring 1-3 feet of snow to mountain areas while the valleys will see maybe an inch.

According to the National Weather Service, the warning applies to the Wasatch Mountains, which will see between 1 and 3 feet of snow starting Sunday night and continuing into Tuesday.

Winds of 50 mph are predicted in some areas, with gusts of up to 80 mph possible. A separate wind advisory was also issued for parts of Tooele County and the Great Salt Lake Desert.

FOX 13 meteorologist Brek Bolton reports the benches in northern Utah could see between 1 and 5 inches of snow while snow in the valleys will likely be limited to an inch or less. Snow in the valleys will mainly occur Monday morning, with rain likely at other times. Park City could see between 5 and 10 inches during the course of the warning.

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