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Late winter storm slated to hit Utah

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City is warning Utah residents that a late winter storm will impact the state Monday through Wednesday, dumping up to 2 feet of new snow in the northern mountains and leaving up to 6 inches in western Utah.
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City is warning Utah residents that a late winter storm will impact the state Monday through Wednesday, dumping up to 2 feet of new snow in the northern mountains and leaving up to 6 inches in western Utah.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Old Man Winter is hanging on in Utah to bring the state a late storm that could deliver up to 2 feet of new snow in the northern mountains and leave 3 inches on the valley floors along some portions of the Wasatch Front.

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City provided an updated briefing Sunday of a complicated winter storm that will arrive in Utah on Monday and linger into Wednesday.

The service said indications are the storm will stall over Utah along the Nevada border Monday, where accumulations could reach up to 6 inches before the storm is finished.

On Monday, the service said the cold front will be accompanied by rain, but by Tuesday, residents should expect that rain to turn to snow, particularly in bench areas.

For southern Utah, gusty winds will develop Monday ahead of the storm, and the service is advising that winds could hit up to 55 mph on major travel routes that include I-15, U.S. 89 and U.S. 50. The winds will bring blowing dust, which could reduce visibility.

— Amy Joi O'Donoghue