First snow storm of season blankets valley in white

The first major winter storm of the season is moving across northern Utah covering the state, including Cache Valley, in snow.And if the forecast from the National Weather Service holds true, the snow will continue through tomorrow.Snow fell along the Wasatch Front Tuesday morning, slowing some morning commuters in and around Salt Lake City. There didn’t seem to be many traffic problems in the Logan area, with only a couple traffic accidents reported between midnight Tuesday and noon the same day.Heavy snow was expected in the mountains with accumulations of up to two feet. Snow along the Wasatch Font was expected to continue throughout Tuesday but wind down late Tuesday into Wednesday.Mountain valleys could see accumulations of up to four inches and possibly more. The forecast calls for a 50-percent chance of snow showers Tuesday night with a low temperature around 22 degrees. On Wednesday, there’s a 30-percent chance of snow.Another storm moves into the picture Thursday night through the weekend, but as of Tuesday afternoon the temperatures are forecast to be warmer, causing any precipitation to be rain.

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