Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
517 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-111300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
517 AM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ACROSS FAR NORTHERN UTAH EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL SPREAD SOUTH AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY ACROSS
NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING TODAY. HEAVY SNOWS WILL RETURN
TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS LATER TODAY...AND CONTINUE HEAVY AT
TIMES TONIGHT. SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED IN
THE MOUNTAINS...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS FOR THE WASATCH RANGE.
SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ARE
ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE RAIN TODAY...THOUGH A FEW AREAS OF THE
FAR NORTH COULD SEE BRIEF PERIODS OF SNOW OR A RAIN AND SNOW MIX
THIS MORNING. COLDER AIR RETURNING TO FAR NORTHERN UTAH TONIGHT
WILL CHANGE SOME OF THE RAIN BACK TO SNOW BEFORE MORNING.

SOUTHERN UTAH WILL MISS OUT ON MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION TODAY.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE SOUTH WILL REMAIN ABOVE MID-DECEMBER
NORMS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL UTAH. LIGHT
PRECIPITATION COULD REACH INTO WEST-CENTRAL UTAH OVERNIGHT...WITH
MINIMAL IMPACTS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LINGERING SHOWERS...PRIMARILY OVER THE MOUNTAINS...EARLY SUNDAY
WILL END MOST AREAS BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. STEADY LIGHT
PRECIPITATION WILL PERSIST ACROSS FAR NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
WYOMING SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS PRECIPITATION WILL RETREAT
NORTH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN.

THE NEXT ROUND OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL REACH THE NORTHERN HALF OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA LATE TUESDAY...THEN PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE
PORTIONS OF THE WEEK. WIDESPREAD SNOW AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
WILL ARRIVE LATE IN THE WEEK AS A COLD PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM
ENTERS THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY

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



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