Utah sees lots of snow as weekend winter storm surges through

Posted at 10:28 AM, Jan 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-20 20:14:53-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns across the state saw snow as Friday night storms brought deep blankets of white overnight and through Saturday.

Saturday evening, the National Weather Service posted updated snow totals. A winter storm warning is in effect for the Wasatch Mountains and mountain valleys until 11 p.m. Saturday.

In Salt Lake County, between 11 and 13.5 inches have fallen. Draper saw the most with 13.5 inches, while areas like Salt Lake City, West Valley City and West Jordan saw 12 inches.

About 5.5 inches have fallen in Provo since the storm began, and Cedar Hills and Orem have both received 4 inches. Lesser amounts fell in Spanish Fork and Lehi.

Logan, Richmond and Providence have seen about 3 inches of snow, with about 2.5 inches in North Logan.

Bountiful has seen between 8 and 9.5 inches of snow since the storm began, and Centerville and South Ogden have each gotten about 6 inches. Ogden, Brigham City, Fruit Heights and the Farmington areas have each seen between 3 and 4 inches of snow so far.

Summit Park in the Wasatch Mountains has received 17 inches of snow so far, and mid-bowl at Snowbasin is measuring in at 10 inches Saturday.

According to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City, areas like the airport nearly doubled their season total overnight. Before last night they saw 8 inches of snow in total, up to nearly 18 inches total after the Friday night storm.

Other areas of the Wasatch Mountains didn’t quite see a foot but had nothing to complain about when they woke up to totals like 10 inches at Snowbasin or 8 inches at Powder Mountain.

According to Fox 13 Meteorologist Brek Bolton most ski areas received at least half of foot overnight.

Winter weather warnings are still in place for much of the state as this seasonal snowfall continues.

You can find a full report by the National Weather Service here to find exactly how much snow you received.

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