Avalanche Hazard Forces Road Closure in Utah's Cottonwood Canyons

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) closed a state road in Salt Lake County, Utah, for avalanche mitigation due to extreme weather conditions late on Monday, February 27.

Footage posted to Twitter by UDOT Cottonwood Canyons shows heavy snow falling on State Route 210. UDOT said the road conditions would be hazardous and travel would be impaired early on Tuesday morning.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the region until 5 pm on Wednesday. Credit: UDOT Cottonwood Canyons via Storyful

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