Official Update from Box Elder County Commissioners regarding the Severe Weather System affecting Northern Utah

Update from Box Elder County Commissioners
Box Elder County Officials release on severe weather conditions impacting our County:
  • Dangerously cold wind chills have occurred due to a winter storm system that impacted Box Elder County Sunday night into Monday morning.
  • Gusty winds have accompanied the cold temperatures across Box Elder County from Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.
  • We expect another day of very cold temperatures and wind chills again Monday night into Tuesday morning across northern Utah.
The Box Elder School District determined that Monday would be safest to hold school virtually. 
Box Elder County Roads department has been working hard to clear county roads for over 24 hours, however, drifting snow has made it difficult to keep roads cleared.
Box Elder Sheriff's Department continues to respond and assist with emergency calls throughout the county. 
We recommend that all Box Elder residents check on neighbors especially those who are vulnerable to make  sure they are staying warm and have the basic necessities needed.  If citizens have a need to travel we recommend that they have an emergency kit in their vehicle and dress appropriately for extremely cold temperatures.
If you find an immediate Emergency please call 911, other needs can be called in to 435-734-3800.