SAFETY

Could this be the week that snow arrives in Utah?

Dec 4, 2021, 8:23 PM
summer 2021 temperature record salt lake city...
File: Rain is in the forecast for much of Utah on Friday. Photo: Paul Nelson

SALT LAKE CITY — For those people who have been waiting for the arrival of snow, you may not be waiting for much longer.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Salt Lake City, there are two storms that are expected to impact Utah this week.

 

The first storm will produce accumulating snow in the northern mountains Monday evening into Tuesday. Light accumulation of snow in the valley is also possible with this storm.

The NWS also reports hazy conditions will continue in the northern valleys until at least Sunday morning. There will also be gusty winds in the Unita Basin on Sunday.

According to the NWS, the second storm will arrive late Wednesday, and will last through Friday. It potentially could impact the entire state. 

The forecast by the meteorologists at KSL, says Salt Lake City has a 70% chance of seeing a mixture of rain and snow on Thursday. There is also a 40% chance of snow and rain on Friday in Salt Lake City.

Once the second storm leaves Utah on Friday, the cold will set in. The high in Salt Lake City next Saturday is forecasted to be 32, with a low of 18.

St. George won’t be impacted by the first storm. However, there is a 50% chance of rain in St. George on Thursday.

With the departure of the storm also comes cooler weather in southern Utah. The high in St. George next Saturday is forecasted to be 43 and the low of 29.

Read more:

 

Today’s Top Stories

Safety

A national survey finds Utah the third safest state when it comes to drunk driving fatalities....
Simone Seikaly

Utah one of the leading states for low levels of drunk driving

SALT LAKE CITY — Forbes Advisor has ranked American states to determine which have the highest number of drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Their results put Utah third in the nation for the lowest rate of drunk driving. The District of Columbia and New Jersey each ranked higher than Utah when considering this data. […]
6 days ago
A fire in Richfield Monday night destroyed a motel, officials say. Photo credit: Keaton Anderson...
Mark Jones

Breaking: Richfield motel destroyed by fire

RICHFIELD, Utah — A motel in Richfield was destroyed by a fire Monday night, according to the city’s mayor. According to fire officials in Richfield, all individuals staying at the Ville 647 motel have been accounted for. They say some injuries have been reported, but no fatalities. The extent of those injuries are not immediately […]
7 days ago
A man works on a power pole, RMP just reported a power outage in salt lake city...
Mark Jones

Rocky Mountain Power asking customers to lend a hand to those in need

Rocky Mountain Power is asking its customers to participate in the Lend a Hand program to help those individuals in need stay warm during the winter.
7 days ago
Traffic on I-15 pictured. Labor day traffic is expected...
Mark Jones

UDOT recommends motorists to plan ahead over Thanksgiving weekend

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, UDOT is recommending that motorists plan ahead to reduce the chance of running into delays.
7 days ago
Image of the crash in Grand County that ejected and killed the driver on 11/18/2022. (Photo courtes...
Chandler Holt

Driver dead after crash in Grand County

The vehicle was reported as driving recklessly prior to the crash. Troopers are investigating both speed and impairment as contributing factors.
9 days ago
An "ogden city police" patch is pictured...
Chandler Holt

One dead following accidental shooting in Ogden

A person died following an accidental shooting in Ogden. The person was shot in the stomach and later died as a result of their injuries.
9 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Happy joyful smiling casual satisfied woman learning and communicates in sign language online using...
Sorenson

The best tools for Deaf and hard-of-hearing workplace success

Here are some of the best resources to make your workplace work better for Deaf and hard-of-hearing employees.
Team supporters celebrating at a tailgate party...
Macey's

8 Delicious Tailgate Foods That Require Zero Prep Work

In a hurry? These 8 tailgate foods take zero prep work, so you can fuel up and get back to what matters most: getting hyped for your favorite
christmas decorations candles in glass jars with fir on a old wooden table...
Western Nut Company

12 Mason Jar Gift Ideas for the 12 Days of Christmas [with recipes!]

There are so many clever mason jar gift ideas to give something thoughtful to your neighbors or friends. Read our 12 ideas to make your own!
wide shot of Bear Lake with a person on a stand up paddle board...

Pack your bags! Extended stays at Bear Lake await you

Work from here! Read our tips to prepare for your extended stay, whether at Bear Lake or somewhere else nearby.
young boy with hearing aid...
Sorenson

Accommodations for students who are deaf and hard of hearing

These different types of accommodations for students who are deaf and hard of hearing can help them succeed in school.
Young woman receiving laser treatment...
Form Derm Spa

How facial plastic surgery and skincare are joining forces

Facial plastic surgery is not only about looking good but about feeling good too. The medical team at Form Spa are trained to help you reach your aesthetic outcomes through surgery and through skincare and dermatology, too.
Could this be the week that snow arrives in Utah?