Winter Storm Briefing: Jan. 20, 2012
In this message: Notes from Brian McInerney's weather briefing and some flooding issues in Northern Utah
Here's the fourth weather briefing to keep track of the winter storm that is now approaching Northern Utah and is expected to affect many parts of the state through Monday. Please click on the following link:
Notes from the presentation
Between Friday night and Saturday morning:
- Sustained winds of 30-40 mph with winds gusting to 60 mph
- Snow in the northern Wasatch Mountains: 8-12 inches
- Snow in the southern Wasatch Mountains: 3-6 inches
- Snowy roads north of Brigham City.
Winds will affect the major east-west highways through the state.
Then, through Sunday morning will have a variety of hazardous weather conditions, such as snow accumulating along the Wasatch Front, difficult mountain travel and heightened avalanche danger.
The upside? Better skiing should be coming.
Next briefing from the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City: Expected Saturday.
Flood advisory issued for poor drainage areas of central Morgan, central Weber and western Cache counties.
If residents need sandbags, they should first contact their cities.
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