WEATHER

Winter storm approaches Utah

Nov 8, 2020, 2:26 PM | Updated: 5:35 pm
Time lapse, Sunday afternoon November 8, University of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Salt Lake and Tooele valleys, as well as for the Wasatch Front. This advisory is expected to remain in place through 11 a.m. on Monday morning.

The NWS says that these portions of Utah could see snow accumulations of up to 4 inches.

Drivers should be aware that predicted periods of heavy snow will likely lead to snow accumulations on the roads. And based on past experience, drivers can infer that highway overpasses will become slippery and possibly icy. 


 

There’ve only been a few winter storms as of yet. Remember that driving on snowy or icy roads is potentially dangerous and calls for decreased speed, decreased following distance, and increased vigilance behind the wheel.

Forecasters predict that falling snow will decrease Sunday evening into the early morning hours of Monday, but will increase again south and southeast of the Great Salt Lake on Monday morning.

This winter storm will be falling just in time for the morning commute. 

Keep KSL Newsradio with you for that morning commute. Our Triple Team Traffic will keep you up to date on any accidents or road closures that may impact you.

 

Winter weather advisories issued by the National Weather Service for Sunday through Monday morning.

Today’s Top Stories

Weather

Nancy Galarza looks at the damage that Hurricane Fiona inflicted on her community, which remained c...
Aya Elamroussi, Theresa Waldrop and Christina Maxouris, CNN

Hurricane Fiona likely to be ‘extreme weather event’ as it barrels toward eastern Canada, forecasters warn

Hurricane Fiona has weakened to Category 3 and will likely be extreme weather event as it approaches Canada.
1 day ago
Fallen palm trees lay over the Ports of Call Resort entrance after the passage of Hurricane Fiona i...
Alejandro Lucero

How to avoid scammers when donating to hurricane relief

Scammers are targeting many well-intentioned people who are looking to donate to those affected by Hurricane Fiona. Learn how to donate effectively.
2 days ago
Canadians are bracing for what could be the strongest storm to ever hit their country's coast. Phot...
Jennifer Gray and Allison Chinchar, CNN

Fearsome Hurricane Fiona could be Canada’s strongest-ever storm

Hurricane Fiona could be the strongest storm to ever hit Canada. And Canadians are preparing for it.
2 days ago
Autumn leaves are pictured. Fall in Utah is here...
Elizabeth Weiler

The first day of fall is here, what will the rest of the year look like in Utah?

SALT LAKE CITY — With record-breaking temperatures still at arm’s length, a long, wet winter season may not be on a Utahn’s mind. Today is the first day of fall, bringing with it the last few months of the year. The autumnal equinox, foreshadowed by the Harvest moon, has come right on time this year. […]
3 days ago
Fallen palm trees lay over the Ports of Call Resort entrance after the passage of Hurricane Fiona i...
Jason Hanna, Elizabeth Wolfe and Melissa Alonso, CNN

Ruinous Hurricane Fiona reaches Category 4 as it moves north, leaving disaster-stricken areas on slow road to recovery

As Hurricane Fiona readies to sidewipe Bermuda, people in Puerto Rico and other parts of the storm's path remain without power.
3 days ago
Hurricane Fiona...
Adam Small

Utah Task Force One sends two members to help Puerto Rico

Two members of Utah Task Force One have arrived in Puerto Rico to assist locals in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. 
4 days ago

Sponsored Articles

a worker with a drill in an orange helmet installs a door in the house...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

Home improvement tip: Increase the value of your home by weatherproofing doors

Make sure your home is comfortable before the winter! Seasonal maintenance keeps your home up to date. Read our tips on weatherproofing doors.
Curb Appeal...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

How to have the best of both worlds for your house | Home security and curb appeal

Protect your home and improve its curb appeal with the latest security solutions like beautiful garage doors and increased security systems.
A paper reading IRS, internal revenue service is pictured...
Jordan Wilcox

The best strategies for dealing with IRS tax harassment | You have options!

Learn how to deal with IRS tax harassment. This guide will teach you how to stop IRS phone calls and letters, and how to handle an IRS audit.
spend a day at Bear Lake...
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

You’ll love spending the day at Bear Lake | How to spend a day at Bear Lake

Bear Lake is a place that needs to be experienced. Spend a day at Bear Lake.
Prescription opioids can be disposed of during National Prescription Take Back Day...
Know Your Script

Prescription opioid misuse | How to protect your family from the opioid epidemic

Studies have shown that prescription opioid misuse has increased since COVID-19. So what do you need to know about these opioids?
national heart month...
Intermountain Healthcare

National Heart Month: 5 Lifestyle Changes to Make Today to Keep You Heart Healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. One person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease
Winter storm approaches Utah