LOCAL NEWS

Icy road conditions, strong winds impacting morning commute

Feb 23, 2022, 5:52 AM | Updated: 7:02 am
(UDOT)...
(UDOT)
(UDOT)

SALT LAKE CITY — High wind advisories are in effect for the Wasatch Front while the rest of the state remained under winter storm warnings and advisories.

Wind gusts reached 78 mph in Davis County Wednesday morning, and the high wind advisory was extended into Utah County through 10 a,m. Gusty winds could lead to blowing snow and reduced visibility during the morning commute.

As of 6:15 a.m., over 4,500 people are without power in the Clearfield, Ogden, Harrisville and North Ogden areas. Over 60 power outages have been reported across the northern half of the state.

Multiple crashes have been reported on I-70 and I-15 in central Utah, especially in the Richfield area, and slick road conditions led to crashes across the Salt Lake Valley. The biggest impacts were in the south and western parts of the valley, including a multi-vehicle crash that blocked multiple lanes on southbound I-15 at 10600 South.

The traction law is also in effect for both Big and Little Cottonwood canyons.

Temperatures will remain below average through the weekend and the Wasatch Front could see another inch or two of snow Wednesday morning, according to KSL meteorologist Grant Weyman.

A storm that targeted central and southern Utah Tuesday night was still bringing snow to those areas. Meteorologists expect the area to see 2-4″ of snow through Wednesday evening and winter road conditions throughout the area.

In central Utah, the Carbon School District announced classes have been canceled for Wednesday.

“Many of our roads have not been plowed and our buses cannot safely transport students this morning. Also, more snow is expected today,” said Carbon School District Superintendent Mika Salas. “We are working hard to ensure that our parking lots and grounds are plowed for tomorrow. Also, our county and city road crews will have time to plow our streets.”


Stay up to date with the weather at KSL Weather. Watch live on KSLTV.com/live or download the KSLTV app at KSLTV.com/app. You can also get weather alerts for your specific area with the KSL Weather app. Get it on at App Store or on Google Play.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

Man accused of exposing himself at Utah store...
Shara Park

Man accused of exposing himself to underage girls at Utah store

The owner of Rad Swim in Highland is warning Utah families after she says a man exposed himself to her associate and several young girls in her store Monday evening.
1 day ago
High school teammates play in Super Bowl...
Ayanna Likens

2 former Stansbury High School teammates to faceoff in the Super Bowl

Two former Stansbury High School football teammates will face each other as rivals in the Super Bowl.
1 day ago
HOV lanes for pregnant women...
Katija Stjepovic

House passes bill allowing pregnant women to drive solo in HOV lanes

Pregnant women may soon be allowed to drive solo in HOV lanes after a bill allowing just that passed in the Utah House of Representatives Friday.
1 day ago
(Matt Rascon/KSL TV)...
Matt Rascon & Eliza Pace

KSL+: Healing in schools after Enoch tragic shooting

In the weeks following the tragic shooting in Enoch that killed five children, the school community continues to feel the impact.
1 day ago
FILE (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for UNITAS)...
Madison Swenson

Two Utah county men, business charged with $11M COVID tax fraud scheme

Two Utah County men, as well as an accounting business in Provo, have been charged with a COVID-related tax fraud scheme totaling more than $11 million.
1 day ago
Elk herd near Parleys Canyon...
Jed Boal

3 elk die after herd wanders onto roads near Parleys Canyon

A large herd of elk continues to keep motorists and state troopers on high alert near the mouth of Parleys Canyon.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

vintage photo of lighting showroom featuring chandeliers, lamps, wall lights and mirrors...
Lighting Design

History of Lighting Design | Over 25 Years of Providing Utah With the Latest Trends and Styles

Read about the history of Lighting Design, a family-owned and operated business that paved the way for the lighting industry in Utah.
Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Icy road conditions, strong winds impacting morning commute