Snow expected as winter warnings, advisories issued for parts of Utah

Posted at 4:43 PM, Mar 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-27 20:08:04-04

UTAH — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories for large portions of Utah, and the winter weather is expected to begin Sunday night and persist through Wednesday morning.

The warnings and advisories include the Wasatch Front, Western Uinta Mountains, Book Cliffs, Great Salt Lake Desert and the west and central valleys of Utah.

FOX 13 Meteorologist Brek Bolton said mountainous areas could begin seeing snow Sunday night, while valleys and benches are unlikely to see snow until Monday afternoon. Watch News at Five and Nine Sunday for Bolton’s in-depth forecasts on the evolving conditions.

According to the NWS, these are the predicted snow accumulations in each area from Sunday through Wednesday morning:

Cache Valley: 1-3 inches.

Wasatch Back: 1-4 inches.

Northern Wasatch Front: 1-3 inches, with higher totals possible on the benches.

Salt Lake Valley: 1-3 inches, with higher totals possible on the benches.

Southern Wasatch Front: 1-3, inches with higher totals possible on the benches.

West deserts: 3-6 inches.

Sanpete/Sevier valleys: 2.5 inches.

Eastern valleys: Up to 2 inches.

Southern valleys: 1-3 inches

Northern Mountains: 1-2 feet or more.

Central Mountains: 10-20 inches.

Southern Mountains: 6-12 inches.

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