Hazardous weather outlook issued: rain and mountain snow expected

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ST. GEORGE — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Utah, northern Utah, Southern Utah and southwest Wyoming. The outlook is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Saturday.

Affected areas

Cache Valley, northern Wasatch Front, Salt Lake and Tooele valleys, southern Wasatch Front, Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains, Wasatch Mountain valleys, Wasatch Mountains near Interstate-80 North, Wasatch Mountains south of I-80, western Uinta Mountains, Wasatch Plateau-Book Cliffs, Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country, San Rafael Swell, Sanpete-Sevier valleys, west-central Utah, southwest Utah, Utah’s Dixie and Zion National Park, south-central Utah, Glen Canyon Recreation Area-Lake Powell, central mountains, southern mountains and southwest Wyoming.

Day one — Sunday

Moisture will increase Sunday night with a small chance of valley rain and mountain snow showers

Day two — Monday through Saturday

A cool pacific storm system will spread valley rain and mountain snow across the outlook area Monday night before tapering off Tuesday. Accumulating snow is expected across the higher terrain of northern and central Utah. Snow could mix in with the rain at times in the Western Valleys late Monday night and early Tuesday. Any accumulation will be minimal at best and not on pavement surfaces.

Yet another storm system will impact the area towards the end of the week

Spotter information statement

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to standard operating procedures.

 

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