Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
423 AM 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>010-191900-
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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
423 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS 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 RIDGELINE 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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