What’s the forecast?
KSL Weather reports that Friday will continue to see rain showers through midday. The rain will impact both the mountains and the valley floor.
- Per Kristen Van Dyke of KSL Weather, the mountains will see some snow Friday.
- A colder storm will move into the Wasatch Front early Saturday. Snow will hit the valley floors. Temperature highs will hit the 30s and the lows will be in the 20s.
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City said there’s an active weather pattern that “will continue through early next week as a series of storms impact the area.”
The NWS broke down what to expect in a tweet. Here’s what to plan for.
- Friday — Snow in the mountains, rain in the valley. This will mostly be in northern Utah.
- Saturday — Rain and snow all throughout the valley and mountains by Saturday afternoon into Saturday night.
- Sunday — Rain and snow will taper off throughout the day.
- Monday — Snow and rain develop again during the day.
Good news for the snowpack (and for people who like snow): the active pattern will continue through early next week as a series of storms impact the area. Here's a timeline explaining what's to come. #utwx pic.twitter.com/6bZd6t6FEX— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) February 11, 2021
- The NWS told one commenter that much of the precipitation into Saturday night might be rain in the Salt Lake City area. Snow might fall Saturday night into Sunday morning with 1 to 3 inches possible.
- And, in a separate comment, the NWS said that “the valleys will see some snow with the Saturday system, but accumulations will be light.”
- A third comment from NWS said that snow “accumulations will be on the light side, at least through Saturday.”