Stormy weather will bring in the New Year for Utah
Dec 30, 2022, 3:00 PM
(Scott G Winterton/Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY — Another heavy storm will be hitting Utah’s mountains Friday. Forecasters expect the storm to last until Monday morning.
The National Weather Service forecasted that accumulating snow will fall on all Utah mountains and the Wasatch back
Ski resorts are expecting three to four feet of fresh powder by the end of this week.
According to Ski Utah, spots like Alta, Brighton, and Solitude will receive 13 to 16 inches of fresh snow within the next 48 hours.
The National Weather Service issued an avalanche watch warning for ski resorts along the central Wasatch Range.
⚠❄Heavy mountain snow is expected across all Utah mountains this weekend. Snow totals will range from 1 to 3 feet, with locally up to 4 feet in the western Uintas and 5 feet in the upper Cottonwoods. #utwx pic.twitter.com/O1XGHXC7d8
— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) December 30, 2022
Officials advised preparing for winter driving conditions, especially in the canyons. Drivers should carry a well-equipped winter survival kit in their car.