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Frost outlines a fallen maple leaf along the Green Pond Trail above Huntsville on Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, 2017.

Summer may not be over until Friday, but snow is on the way for the mountains of Northern Utah.

Between 4 and 8 inches of snow are expected to accumulate in the Wasatch Mountains north of Interstate 80 from Thursday night through Friday morning, a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service says. Snowfall is only expected in areas with elevations above 7,000 feet, with the most accumulation above 7,500 feet.

Snowfall is expected to begin Thursday afternoon in areas with elevations over 9,000 feet, the NWS says. The snow level will drop to about 7,000 feet by Friday morning. 

The heaviest snowfall is expected Thursday evening and overnight, the NWS says. Lighter snow showers are expected Friday morning.

Snow-covered roads and difficult travel are expected on roads above 7,000 feet Thursday night and Friday morning, the NWS says.

Those living in the valley won’t see snowfall, but should expect cool, rainy weather, the NWS says. While temperatures reached the 70s Wednesday, a high of 50 and low of 38 are expected Thursday in Ogden, weather.com says.

On Friday, the high temperature will be about 51 degrees, with a low of 35 degrees, weather.com says.

Ann Elise Taylor can be reached by email at aetaylor@standard.net, by phone at 801-625-4213, on Twitter at @annelise_taylor and on Facebook at facebook.com/AnnEliseTaylorStandardExaminer/

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