Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
336 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016


UTZ005-231200-
/O.EXT.KSLC.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160423T1200Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE
336 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS...
  WEST CENTRAL UTAH...SOUTHWEST UTAH AND THE SALT LAKE AND
  TOOELE VALLEYS.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 45 MPH. A COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT WILL THEN BRING A
  SHIFT TO WEST OR NORTHWEST WINDS.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
  REMAINING STRONG THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO WEST
  OR NORTHWEST AND GRADUALLY DECREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG INTERSTATE 80
  FROM SALT LAKE CITY TO WENDOVER...AS WELL AS OTHER EAST TO WEST
  ORIENTED ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE
  WESTERN VALLEYS...WITH VISIBILITIES POTENTIALLY REDUCED TO UNDER
  1 MILE AT TIMES. AREAS MOST PRONE TO BLOWING DUST ARE THE I-80
  CORRIDOR IN WESTERN TOOELE COUNTY NEAR DRY LAKE BEDS. WIND-
  SENSITIVE OPERATIONS MAY ALSO BE IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
31 MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

&&

$$

UTZ003-015-016-230400-
/O.CON.KSLC.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160423T0400Z/
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...DELTA...
FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
336 PM MDT FRI APR 22 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS...
  WEST CENTRAL UTAH...SOUTHWEST UTAH AND THE SALT LAKE AND
  TOOELE VALLEYS.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 45 MPH. A COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT WILL THEN BRING A
  SHIFT TO WEST OR NORTHWEST WINDS. WINDS WILL LIKELY NOT BE AS
  STRONG AS TODAY...BUT WILL STILL BE QUITE BREEZY FOR SEVERAL
  HOURS AS THE FRONT PASSES.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
  THEN REMAINING BREEZY THROUGH THE EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
  THE WEST NORTHWEST AND GRADUALLY DECREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT
  LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG INTERSTATE 80
  FROM SALT LAKE CITY TO WENDOVER...AS WELL AS OTHER EAST TO WEST
  ORIENTED ROADS SUCH AS HIGHWAY 6 WEST OF INTERSTATE 15 AND
  HIGHWAY 21. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE WESTERN
  VALLEYS...WITH VISIBILITIES POTENTIALLY REDUCED TO UNDER 1 MILE
  AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS MOST PRONE TO BLOWING DUST ARE
  THE I-80 CORRIDOR IN WESTERN TOOELE COUNTY AND US 6 NEAR THE
  SEVIER LAKE BED. WIND- SENSITIVE OPERATIONS MAY ALSO BE
  IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
31 MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

&&

$$

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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