A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the northern Wasatch Mountains through noon Friday, with valley rains and up to 2 feet of wind-driven mountain snowfall expected.
The snow, targeting the high elevations above Logan, Ogden and Salt Lake City, was coming in pulses that began early Thursday and were expected to continue overnight after a late Thursday afternoon break.
Mountain passes were to be hit hardest north of Interstate 80, where ridgeline gusts in excess of 60 mph were expected late Thursday night and early Friday morning.
The mountainous spine running from Park City south through Provo to Nephi was under a Winter Weather Advisory until 4 p.m. Thursday. From 8 to 14 inches of snow was expected to fall during the period.