Avalanche Danger – Due to heavy recent snowstorms, avalanche danger remains high and the National Weather Service has issued an Avalanche Warning for the Western Uintah Mountains and the Manti-Skyline Plateau. Caution should be taken in backcountry areas. Click here for more information on avalanche danger in Utah.
Large Crowd Event – The FIS World Championship will take place February 2 through February 10. The event brings large crowds and tourists into Park City.
Hazardous Weather Outlook – The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the state of Utah. In Northern Utah, snow showers will linger through the morning, with most locations being 10 to 15 degrees below normal. Patchy fog will be possible tonight in the Cache Valley and the Wasatch Back. Across Utah a weak storm system will bring a chance of snow Saturday. A more potent storm will bring the potential for additional significant snowfall to most of the area later Sunday into Monday.
Statewide Drought Declaration – On October 15, Governor Herbert issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency due to statewide drought conditions. Box Elder, Wayne, Grand, Emery, Carbon, and San Juan Counties have active emergency drought declarations.