Road Weather Alerts

UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRAFFIC OPERATIONS CENTER

 Road Weather Alert


Updated: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Road Weather Highlights

Areas of Heavy Mtn. Road Snow & Valley Road Slush


Forecast Period: 6 A.M. Saturday through 12 P.M. Sunday

Text Updated: Saturday 12/10/2016 at 4:00 A.M.

Mountain snow an valley rain/snow will increase across northern Utah this morning. Periods of heavier snowfall and road snow are expected across higher mountain summits through the day, with more of a rain/snow mix and slush down into mountain valleys and through the canyons. Most valleys are expected to see all rain, outside of Cache Valley and areas north and west of Tremonton, where a rain/snow mix and periodic road slush will be possible. Precipitation will then decrease from north to south later Saturday night into Sunday morning, ending as snow for all routes. Northern Utah valleys, bench routes, and portions of Central Utah, will all be susceptible to minor road slush and icy roads Saturday night into Sunday morning. Motorists are advised to use caution and TravelWise. The following routes will experience weather-related travel concerns during the forecast period:

  • I-15, ID border to Brigham City; Payson to Nephi; Scipio Summit; Cove Fort (I-70 Jct.)
  • I-80, Parleys Canyon to WY border
  • I-84, ID border to Tremonton; Uintah Jct. (US-89) to Echo
  • I-70, Cove Fort (I-15 Jct.) to Sevier; Salina Canyon to Ivie Creek Summit
  • US-89, ID border to Brigham City to Farmington; Thistle (US-6 Jct.) through Mt. Pleasant
  • US-40, Silver Creek Jct. (I-80) across Daniel’s Canyon to Starvation Reservoir
  • US-191, WY line to Vernal; Indian Canyon to Castle Gate
  • US-6, Eureka to Santaquin; Spanish Fork to Soldier Smt. to Helper
  • US-189, Provo Canyon

 

See the travel weather highlights graphic below, which is valid from 6 AM Saturday through 12 PM Sunday.



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Road Weather Route Specific

Areas of Heavy Mtn. Road Snow & Valley Road Slush


Statewide

Forecast Period: 6 A.M. Saturday through Noon Sunday

Updated: 12/10/2016 at 4:10 A.M.

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

I-15

ID border to Brigham City

Road Slush

6AM SAT - 4AM SUN

Wet to slushy roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

I-15

Santaquin to Scipio

Light Road Slush

11PM SAT - 7AM SUN

 

I-15

Kanosh through I-70 Jct. to Manderfield

Light Road Slush

12AM SUN - 9AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

I-80

Parley's Canyon to Jeremy Ranch

Heavy Road Snow

9AM SAT - 9AM SUN

Slushy Roads through 5PM SAT

I-80

Jeremy Ranch (mp 142) to Wanship

Heavy Road Snow

9AM SAT - 9AM SUN

Slushy Roads through 5PM SAT

I-80

Wanship (mp 155) to Echo (mp 168)

Road Snow

10AM SAT - 9AM SUN

Slushy Roads through 6PM SAT

I-80

Echo (mp 168) to WY

Heavy Road Snow

9AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

I-84

Idaho to I-15 Junction

Road Snow/Slush

6AM SAT - 4AM SUN

Wet to slushy roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

I-84

Mouth of Weber Canyon to SR-167

Road Snow

6AM SAT -10AM SAT; 8PM SAT - 6AM SUN

Wet roads 10AM SAT - 8PM SAT

I-84

SR-167 to Morgan

Road Snow

6AM SAT -10AM SAT; 6PM SAT - 6AM SUN

Wet roads 10AM SAT - 6PM SAT

I-84

Morgan to Echo

Road Snow

6AM SAT -10AM SAT; 6PM SAT - 6AM SUN

Wet roads 10AM SAT - 6PM SAT

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

I-70

I-15 Jct. over Clear Creek Summit to US-89 Jct. (mp 23)

Road Snow/Slush

12AM SUN - 10AM SUN

 

I-70

Salina over Ivie Creek Summit to Fremont Jct. (mp 91)

Road Snow/Slush

1AM SUN - 11AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-89

Bear Lake over Logan Summit to Logan

Heavy Road Snow

6AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

US-89

Through Logan/Cache Valley

Road Snow/Slush

6AM SAT -10AM SAT; 4PM SAT - 4AM SUN

Wet roads 10AM SAT - 4PM SAT

US-89

From Cache Valley over Sardine Summit to Brigham City

Road Snow

6AM SAT - 7AM SUN

Wet to slushy roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

US-89

Brigham City to Ogden

Road Slush

9PM SAT - 5AM SUN

 

US-89

Ogden to Weber Canyon

Road Slush

9PM SAT - 5AM SUN

 

US-89

Weber Canyon along the US-89 bench to Bountiful

Road Slush

10PM SAT - 6AM SUN

 

US-89

From the US-6 Jct. through Mt. Pleasant

Road Snow/Slush

9PM SAT - 7AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-40

Silver Creek Jct. to Mayflower Summit (mp 9)

Road Snow

8AM SAT - 10AM SUN

Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

US-40

Through Heber

Road Snow

9AM SAT - 9AM SUN

Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

US-40

Through Daniels Canyon over Daniels Summit to Strawberry Reservoir (mp 47)

Heavy Road Snow

8AM SAT - 11AM SUN

 

US-40

Strawberry Reservoir (mp 47) to Starvation Reservoir (mp 81)

Road Snow/Slush

9AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-6

Near Eureka

Road Snow/Slush

6PM SAT - 6AM SUN

 

US-6

I-15 to Thistle/US-89 Jct.

Road Snow/Slush

8PM SAT - 8AM SUN

 

US-6

Thistle/US-89 Jct. to Colton over Soldier Summit

Road Snow

9AM SAT - 10AM SUN

 

US-6

Colton to Helper

Light Road Snow

10AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-191

WY state line to Greendale Jct.

Road Snow

10AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

US-191

Greendale Jct. to Vernal

Road Snow

10AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

US-191

Duchesne to Helper, over Indian Canyon Summit

Road Snow

9AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-189

Through Provo Canyon

Road Snow/Slush

8PM SAT - 8AM SUN

 

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

US-50

Scipio to Salina

Road Snow/Slush

10PM SAT - 8AM SUN

 

Northern Utah State Routes

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

SR-30

NV to I-84

Road Snow/Slush

6AM SAT - 3AM SUN

Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

SR-30

I-15 /Riverside to Logan

Road Snow/Slush

6AM SAT -11AM SAT; 4PM SAT - 4AM SUN

Wet to Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 4PM SAT

SR-39

Huntsville to Monte Cristo Winter Closure Gate

Heavy Road Snow

6AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

SR-158

Huntsville to Powder Mt.

Heavy Road Snow

6AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

SR 226/SR-167

Snowbasin/ Trappers Loop

Heavy Road Snow

6AM SAT - 9AM SUN

 

SR-16

SR-30 to WY state line

Road Snow

6AM SAT - 8AM SUN

 

SR-190

Big Cottonwood Canyon

Heavy Road Snow

7AM SAT - 11AM SUN

 

SR-210

Little Cottonwood Canyon

Heavy Road Snow

7AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

SR-35

Kamas over Wolf Creek Pass

Heavy Road Snow

8AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

SR-150

Kamas to Mirror Lake Winter Closure Gate

Heavy Road Snow

8AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

SR-248

US-40 to Kamas

Road Snow

8AM SAT -10AM SUN

Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

SR-224

I-80 to Park City

Road Snow

8AM SAT - 10AM SUN

Slushy Roads 11AM SAT - 5PM SAT

SR-31

Over SR-31 Summit, Fairview to Huntington

Road Snow

9AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

SR-44

Manila to Greendale Jct.

Road Snow

10AM SAT - 12PM SUN

 

SR-36

Tooele to Stockton

Brief Road Slush

2AM SUN - 6AM SUN

 

SR-92

Through American Fork Canyon

Road Snow

8PM SAT - 8AM SUN

 

SR-73

Cedar Valley to Saratoga Springs

Brief Road Slush

2AM SUN - 6AM SUN

 

Central/Southern Utah State Routes

Route

Route Segment

Forecast Conditions

Time Period

Notes

SR-153

To Puffer Lake/Eagle Point

Light Road Snow

3AM SUN - 12PM SUN

 

SR-24

Sigurd to Loa

Road Snow/Slush

2AM SUN - 10AM SUN

 

SR-72

Over Hogan Pass, Loa to I-70 (mp 91)

Light Road Snow

1AM SUN - 11AM SUN

 

SR-132

Nephi to US-89

Road Snow/Slush

11PM SAT - 7AM SUN

 


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