Utah forecast: Hazardous Weather follows after little snow

The forecasters warned of a gradually building winter storm in the western two-thirds of Utah through the week ahead.

Started on Tuesday, the seven-day advisory, predicted locally light snowfall in evening in the northern mountains and valleys, with some heavier amounts observed in Weber County Tuesday afternoon. Significant amount of snow heap due to winter storm is expected by Thursday, especially along Interstate 15 from the Idaho border all the way south to near Cedar City.

article-2299812-18EE8371000005DC-196_634x459The state’s air quality will be maintained at quite fair levels. The Utah Division of Air Quality was forecasting “yellow,” or moderate breathing conditions for Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, Weber, Cache and Uintah counties into Wednesday with the remainder of the state’s monitoring districts at “green,” or healthy. The continuous storm activity predicted later this week is expected to bring more air quality enhancements.

The Wasatch Front will be witnessing high temperatures in the upper-30s to low-40s on Wednesday. The overnight lows was in the mid-20s.

The Southern Utahns will be seeing temperature in mid-50s with lows around 30 degrees.

The Uinta Mountains are rated as considerable for almost capable deadly snowslides by The Utah Avalanche Center with the remainder of the state’s mountains gaining quiet some avalanche risk grades.