Snowstorm through Wednesday to affect morning commutes

Feb 26, 2023, 4:43 PM | Updated: Feb 27, 2023, 5:32 am
More snow is coming through Utah this week and is expected to affect morning commutes. (National We...
More snow is coming through Utah this week and is expected to affect morning commutes. (National Weather Service, Salt Lake City)
(National Weather Service, Salt Lake City)

SALT LAKE CITY — More snow is coming through Utah this week and is expected to affect morning commutes.

The National Weather Service Salt Lake City office issued winter storm warnings and advisories throughout the state effective Sunday through Wednesday evening, expecting heavy snowfall.

They expect the heaviest snowfall to be Sunday night through Monday morning, and again Monday night through Tuesday morning.

The National Weather Service Salt Lake City office issued winter weather advisories and storm warnings for this week. (National Weather Service, Salt Lake City)

The NWS forecast said that the Wasatch Back could have wind gusts approaching 40 mph, along with up to 14 inches of snow.

Across the Wasatch Front, the NWS expects snow to begin Sunday, with several inches piling up in some areas by Monday morning, and more by Tuesday morning.

They predicted 18-36 inches of snow in the northern mountains, with winds gusting up to 50 mph.

Northern Utah areas near Box Elder County and the Cache Valley are expected to get up to 4 inches of snow by Monday morning, doubling by Tuesday morning.

The Ogden Valley may see up to 2 feet of snow in the coming days, and the NWS said other valleys north of Salt Lake City will accumulate up to 4 inches of snow continually through Tuesday morning.

The NWS advised if you must drive, be prepared with emergency supplies like a flashlight, blanket, food and water.

More details about the storm warnings are on the website, and localized forecasts are available by clicking locations on the map.

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Snowstorm through Wednesday to affect morning commutes