Seven to 14 inches of snow expected for mountains Sunday into Monday

Sunday , December 03, 2017 - 1:07 PM

JESSICA KOKESH, Standard-Examiner Staff

SALT LAKE CITY — Don’t let this morning’s sunny skies and warm temperatures fool you. A cold front is bringing snow to Northern Utah Sunday evening. 

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Wasatch Mountains, beginning noon Sunday and lasting until 4 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service of Salt Lake City.

The mountains are expected to get 7 to 14 inches of snow accumulation, with some local areas getting up to 20 inches, the advisory said.  

Slippery road conditions are expected. Drivers should be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, the NWS said. 

In the valleys, rain will quickly change to snow with some slush on the roads. One to three inches of snow accumulation is possible tonight in Ogden, according to the NWS forecast

Temperatures will drop from a high of 59 degrees to a low of 27 overnight. A half of inch of snow accumulation is possible on Monday, but snowfall should wind down by mid-day Monday.

Reach digital producer Jessica Kokesh at 801-625-4229 or jkokesh@standard.net. You can also follow her on Twitter at @JessicaKokesh or Facebook.com/ByJessKokesh.

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