Utah forecast looks mostly clear after wet winter storm causes crashes, power outages in SLC

Up to 13 inches of snow accumulated by Sunday morning in Salt Lake City.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Snow falls on Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

A weekend snowstorm brought heavy, wet snow and took down trees and power lines in northern Utah, but the forecast looks mostly clear for Monday.

Much of the snow fell in the northern Wasatch Mountains and benches, with 19 inches falling in Emigration Canyon, 13 1/2 inches falling in Sugar House and nearly 13 inches falling near the University of Utah, the National Weather Service said Sunday afternoon. Bountiful saw between 6 to 11 inches, West Jordan saw 10 inches, and Sandy saw a skiff of 2 inches.

In Utah County, Provo Canyon saw 9 inches accumulate and 3 inches fell in Saratoga Springs, but most points south saw snowfall of 2 inches or less.

Authorities reported numerous crashes, including a head-on collision near 420 S. Redwood Road that injured two people. The Utah Highway Patrol reported that its troopers had handled 111 crashes statewide as of Sunday afternoon, along with 145 public assists.

For Monday morning, the weather service predicts lake-enhanced snowstorms could fall in portions of the Salt Lake Valley and in the Tooele Valley, including along Interstate 80, with accumulations of 1-2 inches possible. In Salt Lake City, conditions will be partly sunny later Monday, with a high of 33 degrees.

Brigham City will see sunny skies and a high near 36 degrees Monday. Tuesday will bring a 60% chance of snow, mostly after 11 a.m., with accumulation around an inch possible.

In southern Utah, St. George will stay mostly sunny and dry throughout the week. The high Monday will be 51 degrees.

Moab will see some cloud cover Monday, but will stay mostly clear and sunny through Tuesday. Wednesday brings a 30% chance of snow showers. The high Monday will be 42 degrees.