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Winter weather advisories in effect as snowstorm rolls into Utah

Posted at 6:27 AM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 18:52:10-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Drivers and the Utah Department of Transportation are bracing for snowy weather along Utah roads Monday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories throughout much of the Beehive State, and some parts of northern Utah were already seeing snowfall early Monday.

Click here to check the advisories for your area.

UDOT reports both directions of U.S 89/91 between Brigham City and Wellsville are closed due to heavy snow and numerous slide-offs.

Tire chains or 4-wheel drive is required for all vehicles in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons.

Snow is expected to continue to develop across northern Utah Monday morning, then spread south toward central Utah Monday afternoon.

"If you are heading out, please: Buckle up. Slow down. Increase your following distance. Give yourself extra time. And DON'T DRIVE IMPAIRED," a tweet from the Utah Highway Patrol said.

UDOT released the following map showing the areas most affected by hazardous road conditions:

Watch FOX 13 and for updates on the storm.