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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
627 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241300-
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-
627 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING SOUTH ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH WILL
GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. HEAVY SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED WHICH COULD GENERATE A COUPLE OF INCHES OF
NEW SNOW IN SHORT PERIODS OF TIME ALONG THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASATCH FRONT...AND OVER THE ADJACENT WASATCH MOUNTAINS.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL DECREASE IN INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE FOR
THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. A NEW WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO NORTHERN UTAH LATE TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM
GENERATE ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...AND ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASATCH
FRONT AND CACHE VALLEY.

WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN IN
EFFECT ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...
THOUGH THIS ADVISORY IS SCHEDULED TO END LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TODAY AND EARLY
MONDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY. THE NEW SNOW WILL ALSO INCREASE THE
AVALANCHE DANGER OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SALT FLATS TODAY.
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 45 MPH WILL
EXIST THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE LAST PIECE TO THIS WEEKENDS WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS
INTO MONDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH
THE WASATCH RANGE...AS WELL AS THE ADJACENT BENCH AREAS ALONG THE
WASATCH FRONT AND IN THE CACHE VALLEY. LOCAL HEAVIER SNOWFALL
COULD ALSO DEVELOP IN THE LOWER VALLEYS SOUTHEAST OF THE GREAT
SALT LAKE.

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF MONDAY AFTERNOON AS THE STORM SYSTEM PUSHES
OFF TO THE SOUTHEAST. HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE WEST COAST EARLY IN
THE WEEK WILL EXPAND EAST ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN BY
MIDWEEK. AHEAD OF THIS HIGH PRESSURE LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW COULD
RETURN TO THE FAR NORTHERN PORTION OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING
ON TUESDAY. DRIER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH A CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION RETURNING
TO FAR NORTHERN UTAH LATE IN THE WEEK.

.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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