Winter Weather Advisory for Washington, Iron Counties

SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Weather Advisory” for snow for Washington and Iron Counties, in effect from 5 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday.

Dots denote affected area. Radar time 2:40 p.m. Southern Utah, Jan. 30, 2014 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service
Dots denote affected area. Radar time 2:40 p.m. Southern Utah, Jan. 30, 2014 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Affected area – Southwest and south-central Utah, including the cities of Beaver, Cedar city, Milford, Kanab and Escalante.

Snow accumulations – Snowfall of 2 to 5 inches with less expected near Kanab.

Timing – Rain and snow will develop this evening, becoming all snow overnight before tapering off Friday morning.

Impacts – Winter driving conditions can be expected along I-15 and U.S.-89.

Precautionary/preparedness actions

A winter weather advisory means that snow accumulations will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads. Use caution while driving.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation:

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