SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — Today, the National Weather Service upgraded the Winter Weather Advisory for the La Sal and Abajo Mountains. This is now a Winter Storm Warning and will be in place from midnight tonight to midnight Wednesday.

Heavy snow is expected above 8,000 feet with snow accumulations in the 8-16″ range, higher totals in some areas. Strong winds will also result in blowing snow, making travel conditions treacherous. 

A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued for that Tavaputs Plateau region. This will go into effect tonight at 6 PM and remain until midnight Wednesday. Snow in this area is also expected above 8,000 feet with totals in the 4-8″ margin. Wind gusts up to 45 mph are possible, making travel in this region tough due to poor visibility and slippery conditions.

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