SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – It’s been a sloppy, wintry mess on most of the roads for Saturday. Rain turned to snow in the evening hours, and it will persist in some locations for the next several hours. You can expect an active weather pattern to continue acorss much of the state as we head into next week. Most places will receive less than an inch of snow, but some spots like Park City and Heber could see 1-3″. Our mountains will get 4-8″ overnight. The current storm will bring widespread preciptiation to much of the state tonight and into tomorrow. Some periods of precipitation will linger into Monday. A second storm, potentially stronger, could impact the state by the middle of next week. Temperatures iwll be warmer, so that next storm will bring plenty of rain. Meteorologist, Alana Brophy, took question live on Facebook and showed folks what to expect.
Temperatures along the Wasatch Front dropped to the freezing point by Saturday evening. There is a possibility of icy conditions, with bridges and overpassed being the first area to become slippery. Snow accumulated in some areas overnight and through Saturday afternoon with Laketown picking up 7″ of snow and Sandy picking up one inch.
While it was rain in valley locations for most of the afternoon, our mountains were socked in with limited visibilty and light, fine snow. Brighton Resort picked up 4″ overnight, but continued to see snow throughout the day. You can expect a trace to 2″ of snow through the overnight.
Now: Snow in the mountains ❄️❄️❄️ with snow levels dipping to the valley floors. It was a wintry mix all day of rain/snow, now many location have light snow. Video from @BrightonResort —had 4” this morning with more on the way. #utwx @abc4utah pic.twitter.com/J9Pyv36KJC— Alana Brophy (@AlanaBrophyNews) March 3, 2019
Snow showers are on deck for our Sunday. For the latest forecast information, tune into ABC 4 News at 10 and check out the latest weather updates here: https://www.abc4.com/weather