A dramatic contrast in weather patterns will occur the rest of the week through the weekend. In the West, well-below temperatures will be the main theme but heavy mountain snow and bouts of locally heavy rain will be common across the region. Meanwhile east of the Rockies, warm and mild conditions with above average temperatures are likely. In between expect severe storms and heavy rain late week. Impacted Lanes: I-15, I-80
Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10 AM EDT this morning
- Visibility less than one quarter mile in dense fog.
- Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
Winter Strom Warning remains in effect until 12 AM MDT Thursday night
- Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 16 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult tonight, particularly across the higher passes along I-15.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 AM MDT Thursday Morning
- Snow expected. For the Wasatch Mountains I-80 North, total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts. For the Wasatch Mountains South of I-80, total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches with locally higher amounts.
- Impacts: Winter driving conditions are expected, especially for seasonal routes and mountain passes.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening
- Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph, with gusts from 40 to 45 mph. Localized gusts as high as 50 mph.
- Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Additional Dense Fog Advisories include but are not limited to: Pennsylvania , Louisiana , Texas, and Oklahoma
Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Idaho
Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: California, Oregon, Nevada, Montana, and Wyoming
Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to: California and Montana