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Winter Storm Watch Issued For Wasatch Front To Begin 2020

Widespread road snow is expected for much of the state, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. (UDOT/Twitter)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A winter storm could cause hazardous driving conditions on New Year’s Day for the Wasatch Front from Logan to Nephi, according to officials with the Utah Department of Transportation.

Winter weather is expected to hit the Wasatch Front and parts of southwestern Utah beginning late Tuesday night through Thursday morning, according to KSL meteorologists.

A winter storm watch begins at 2 a.m. Wednesday and goes through 5 p.m. Thursday. Four-to-eight inches of snow is possible across the Wasatch Front and locally higher amounts are likely on bench locations.

UDOT officials expect periods of heavy snow to impact roads from the Utah-Idaho border to central Utah, including Interstates 15, 70, 80, 84 and 215, beginning at midnight on Jan. 1.

Moderate snow could hit I-15 from Nephi south to Cedar City, with a winter storm watch issued for mountain passes north of Beaver and east of Fillmore.

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