Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
455 AM MST MON FEB 23 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241200-
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-
455 AM MST MON FEB 23 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE ONGOING WINTER STORM ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH WILL INCREASE IN
BOTH INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE OF PRECIPITATION LATER TODAY AND
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOWS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT WHERE STORM TOTALS
IN EXCESS OF 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE. MANY OF THE ADJACENT HIGHER
VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL ALSO RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
UTAH. THE LAKE POWELL AREA...WHICH NORMALLY DOES NOT RECEIVE MUCH
SNOWFALL...WILL ALSO HAVE ACCUMULATING SNOWS FROM THIS STORM.
NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL UTAH THROUGH TONIGHT.

EASTERLY CANYON WINDS ALONG THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASATCH
FRONT WILL REMAIN STRONG THIS MORNING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30
MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH ARE LIKELY THROUGH NORTHEAST SALT LAKE...
DAVIS...WEBER AND SOUTHERN BOX ELDER COUNTIES. THE HIGH WIND
WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM THIS MORNING FOR THOSE
AREAS OF THE STATE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE WINTER STORM FOR SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH WILL WIND DOWN
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. MINIMAL ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
BEFORE THE STORM EXITS THE STATE. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT TUESDAY
NIGHT WILL GIVE WAY TO A SERIES OF FAST-MOVING BUT GENERALLY WEAK
WEATHER DISTURBANCES MIDWEEK. A POTENTIALLY STRONGER STORM SYSTEM
WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE GREAT BASIN FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.


.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/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

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


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