Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
629 AM MDT Tue May 16 2017

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-
629 AM MDT Tue May 16 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Area streams and rivers will remain high due to snowmelt through
tonight. Keep children and pets away from this hazard. See flood
statements for more information on any potential flooding.

A strong cold front will cross the northern half of the outlook
area tonight, bringing a period of valley rain and heavy mountain
snow overnight. Snow levels may fall to the valley floors late,
with any accumulation remaining above 5000 feet overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Area waterways will continue to run high and fast. Keep children
and pets away from this hazard.

Significantly colder temperatures are expected across the area
Wednesday into Thursday. Snow levels are forecast to fall to
valley floors across most of Utah outside of St. George
Wednesday, with accumulating snow expected above 5500 feet.
Significant snow accumulations are possible for the higher
terrain of northern and central Utah with lesser amounts for the
upper elevations of southern Utah early Wednesday through at least

Thursday morning is expected to be quite cold with a hard freeze
possible for the Wasatch Back and the valleys of west central and
southwest Utah as well as the Sanpete and Sevier Valleys.
Widespread frost is possible across the Wasatch Front, Cache
Valley and the western Uinta Basin.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.


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