SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Storm Watch” for Washington, Iron, Kane, Garfield and Beaver counties, effective 7 p.m. Friday through 8 p.m. Sunday.
The central and southern mountains of Utah; watch includes the cities of Cove Fort, Koosharem, Fish Lake, Loa, Panguitch and Bryce Canyon.
Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are expected in the affected areas.
The storm is anticipated to develop Friday night and continue heavy at times through the weekend.
Winter driving conditions can be expected on area roadways, including the higher passes of Interstate 70 and Interstate 15, across central and southwest Utah.
A “Winter Storm Watch” means there is potential for significant snow that may impact travel. Motorists planning to travel through the affected areas should continue monitoring the latest forecasts to obtain updated information.
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