SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has upgraded the “Winter Weather Advisory” for Washington, Iron, Kane, Garfield and Beaver counties Sunday afternoon to a “Winter Storm Warning” for heavy snow, in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday.
The southern mountains of Utah.
New accumulation of 1 to 2 feet expected with local amounts around 3 feet possible.
Snow, heavy at times, will continue Sunday night through Monday before tapering off Tuesday. The heaviest snow is expected Sunday night into Monday.
Impaired travel due to heavy snow is expected across the southern mountains Sunday night through Monday, including the higher passes of Interstate 15, along with Highway 89.
Precautionary preparedness actions
A winter storm warning for heavy snow means that significant accumulations of snow are expected or occurring. Driving conditions may be hazardous. Use caution. Keep a winter storm survival kit in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to standard operating procedures.
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