SOUTHERN UTAH — The National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Weather Advisory” for the Southern Utah mountains, in effect Wednesday until Thursday at noon.
The Southern Utah mountains.
New accumulations of 5-10 inches of snow with locally higher amounts possible along the southern slopes.
Snow will become lighter and more localized through the rest of Wednesday afternoon. The snow will increase and become heavy at times around mid-evening Wednesday continuing through Thursday morning before gradually tapering off.
Accumulating snow will create winter driving conditions along high-elevation routes through the Southern Utah mountains. This includes Highway 89 over Long Valley Junction, state Route 12 and state routes 14 and 143.
A winter weather advisory for snow means that snow accumulations will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads. Use caution while driving.
For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation, go online or dial 511.
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