SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a winter weather advisory for the mountain areas of Southern Utah in effect until 3 a.m. Sunday.
The affected area includes the southern and central mountains of Utah.
Light snow late Saturday afternoon will become more widespread and heavier early Saturday evening. Periods of heavy snow will continue until around midnight before tapering off from the north.
All higher elevation roadways will become covered by midevening and hazardous travel conditions will exist overnight. Snow accumulations of around 2-5 inches are expected, with great amounts over the southern mountains.
A winter weather advisory for snow means snow accumulations may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads. Use caution while driving.
For winter road conditions, visit the Utah Department of Transportation website or dial 511.
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