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Snow causes havoc, opportunities for fun across Utah

Posted at 5:56 AM, Feb 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-23 14:15:54-05

Much of Utah is digging out of, or enjoying snow as a storm created conditions that led to a messy morning Wednesday.

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10:38 a.m.

The Utah Avalanche Center reports that avalanche danger is high across the entire state.

9:30 a.m.

Brian Schnee gives us a look at fresh now at Brian Head Resort in southern Utah.

8:29 a.m.

Roads remain slushy and/or icy in the canyons. Valley floors also have slick spots in some areas. We continue to see reports of slide-offs and fender benders. It's not as bad as it was yesterday but traffic on the main highways is slow moving.

7:46 a.m.

Dozens of crashes and slide offs have been reported around the Salt Lake Valley and along the Wasatch Front due to drivers going too fast on slick road surfaces.

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Just over 2,400 Rocky Mountain Power customers remain without service. Mostly north of Layton and in Salt Lake City.

7:15 a.m.

FOX 13 News' Brian Schnee gives us an update on the road conditions in southern Utah outside Cedar City.

7:00 a.m.

The Carbon School district has announced all classes are cancelled for today due to road conditions.

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6:57 a.m.

FOX 13 News Reporter John Franchi gives us a summary of the conditions we're seeing this morning across Utah.

6:02 a.m.

Over 6,300 Rocky Mountain Power customers are without service in northern Utah. Mostly in Salt Lake City and Layton.

The traction law is in effect for both Cottonwood Canyons.

Much of northern Utah and the Wasatch Front was added to the Winter Weather Advisory that previously stopped short in the central part of the state. A High Wind Warning was also issued for Davis, Weber and Cache counties.