The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for much of central and southern Utah through Friday morning with snowfall, heavy in places, expected to hit the region.
The storm system that settled over the state early Thursday was forecast to bring 1-4 inches to the valleys and up to a foot of new snow to the mountains and high deserts. The advisories initially covered a swath of the state stretching from Utah's borders with Idaho and Nevada south through Tooele County, Nephi, Manti, Richfield, Milford and Cedar City to southwestern Utah's St. George area.
By Thursday afternoon, forecasters had revised the advisories to drop much of the northern part of the state while including an area stretching from Nephi south to Richfield, Milford, Cedar City, Bryce Canyon and St. George, as well as southeastern Utah's Monticello. That advisory was to last until 9 a.m. Thursday.