Road Weather Alerts

UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRAFFIC OPERATIONS CENTER

 Road Weather Alert


Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016

Road Weather Highlights

Strong Easterly Winds


Forecast Period: 6 PM Saturday – 3 PM Sunday

Text Updated: Saturday 4/30/2016 @ 4 PM

 

Strong easterly wind gusts are expected for the northern Wasatch Front and Cache valley, starting Saturday evening and lasting through Sunday afternoon. Crosswind gusts of 45+ mph are expected along most routes highlighted, with gusts of 70+ mph for portions of US-89 and I-15 in Farmington/Centerville/Kaysville. Peak gusts are expected between 11 PM Saturday and 9 AM Sunday. Motorists, especially those in high profile or lightweight vehicles, are advised to use caution and TravelWise. The following routes will be impacted during the forecast period:    

         

  • I-15, Brigham City to North SLC
  • US-89, Mouth of Logan canyon; Brigham City to Farmington
  • US-91, ID border to Logan; Sardine summit/canyon
  • SR-30, MP 97-101
  • I-84, Mouth of Weber canyon
  • I-80, Mouth of Parleys canyon
  • I-215, Near mouth of Parleys canyon
  • Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City
  • US-189, Mouth of Provo canyon

 

See the travel weather highlights graphic below, which is valid 6 PM Saturday through 3 PM Sunday.
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**This document is intended to be a forecast of statewide storm impacts. For updated roadway conditions & restrictions, please visit:  http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/RoadWeatherForecast.aspx**
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