Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
439 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

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-
439 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHING UTAH FROM THE WEST WILL REACH THE
NORTHERN PORTION OF THE STATE SATURDAY EVENING...THEN SWEEP SOUTH
ACROSS THE STATE SUNDAY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT A WARMING TREND WILL
DEVELOP FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES BY SATURDAY COULD
REACH RECORD LEVEL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WESTERN NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE STATE.

WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLD FRONT WILL BE AN ISSUE THIS
WEEKEND. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN
HALF OF THE STATE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. VALLEYS LOCATIONS WILL
EXPERIENCE WINDS IN THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE...WITH A FEW GUSTS
APPROACHING 50 MPH THROUGH EARLY EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL FOLLOW THE COLD FRONT. AREAS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST DESERT...
SALT FLATS AND ALONG THE WASATCH FRONT URBAN CORRIDOR WILL
EXPERIENCE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. A
SECOND AREA OF STRONG POST-FRONTAL WINDS WILL ALSO DEVELOP IN THE
DOWNSLOPE WIND AREAS IN EAST-CENTRAL UTAH AND THROUGH THE WESTERN
UINTA BASIN.

PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE WEEKEND STORM WILL BE CONFINED
TO THE NORTHERN THIRD OF UTAH AND ACROSS SOUTHWEST WYOMING.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST IN THE COLD AIR
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL SEE SOME
ACCUMULATING SNOW...WITH THE NORTHERN WASATCH RANGE LIKELY TO SEE
MOST OF THE SNOW. VALLEY LOCATIONS SHOULD RECEIVE RAIN...THOUGH
BRIEF PERIOD OF SNOW COULD DEVELOP IN HEAVIER SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS.

COLD TEMPERATURES ARE A GIVEN...WITH MANY AREAS SEEING A 10 TO 20
DEGREE CHANGE OR MORE FROM SATURDAY TO SUNDAY. COLD TEMPERATURES
WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE GREAT
BASIN WILL BRING ON ANOTHER WARMING TREND TOWARDS THE MIDDLE OF
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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