OGDEN — Plan ahead, drivers: A winter storm will likely impact the commute Tuesday evening and into Wednesday morning this week.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties from noon Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service of Salt Lake City said. At least 2-6 inches of snow is expected to fall, with higher accumulations in the benches.
A cold front will drop the snow levels to the valley floors by mid- to late-morning hours Tuesday, while “significant snow” is expected in the mountains, the NWS said.
The Wasatch Mountains will be under a winter weather warning from 5 a.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Total snow accumulations will be between 10-18 inches, with winds gusting as high as 45 mph Monday night and into Tuesday afternoon.
Road snow and slush is expected on Interstate 15 and U.S. Highway 89 during the Tuesday evening commute and into Wednesday morning, the Utah Department of Transportation said.
Drivers should plan ahead and use caution while driving, UDOT advised.