Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
359 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS FOR THE LATTER
HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...

.A VERY MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW WILL SET UP ACROSS THE NORTHERN
GREAT BASIN DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. SNOW
WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE NORTHERN WASATCH RANGE LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...THEN SPREAD SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BY EARLY SUNDAY. THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG RIDGELINE WINDS THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH MONDAY AFTERNOON...THEN END
MOST AREAS MONDAY EVENING.

UTZ007>010-201230-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.A.0005.141221T0900Z-141223T0100Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD
359 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAIN RANGES
  AND THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND BOOK CLIFFS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS ACROSS THE WASATCH RANGE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REACH THE NORTHERN WASATCH MOUNTAINS LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN SPREAD SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE
  REMAINDER OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BY EARLY SUNDAY. SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...THEN GRADUALLY
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE STORM WILL
  BE NEAR 6000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO NEAR 7000 FEET
  DURING THE DAY SUNDAY.

* WINDS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG RIDGELINES
  AND ACROSS EXPOSED AREAS BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS OF 25
  TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THIS STORM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX



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