SALT LAKE CITY — A fast-moving storm system will bring snow into large parts of northern Utah through early Saturday, with the mountains expected to see a significant amount of accumulation.
The mountains could receive up to 12 inches of snow overnight.
The northern Utah mountains are currently under a Winter Weather Advisory until 9 a.m. Saturday. An advisory for the southern Utah mountains will expire at midnight.
A Road Weather Alert was issued for Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons on Friday afternoon, and the traction law is now in effect.
Snow levels in the Salt Lake valley will drop over Friday evening, but driving conditions will remain hazardous. An inch of snow is expected in the valley, with a little more in the northern valley and benches.
#RoadWeatherAlert 🚨 The #TractionLaw is now in effect for Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. With snowy conditions and a high volume of traffic in the canyons today, expect delays for the downhill commute. 🚨 #SR210 #SR190 @UDOTTRAFFIC pic.twitter.com/7ekFnrGW8n— UDOT Cottonwood Canyons (@UDOTcottonwoods) January 29, 2021