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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
406 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-212315-
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-
406 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF
UTAH TONIGHT...ALONG WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ELEVATIONS BELOW
4500 FEET AREAS ALONG THE UT/AZ BORDER.

LIGHTER PRECIPITATION...LARGELY SNOW... IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE OUTLOOK AREA AS WELL OVERNIGHT. SNOW
LEVELS WILL REMAIN IN THE 3500 TO 4000 FOOT RANGE...WITH A FEW
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE I-15 CORRIDOR FROM THE IDAHO BORDER SOUTH
TO CEDAR CITY...AS WELL AS ALONG THE ADJACENT HIGHER TERRAIN INTO
THE AFTERNOON HOURS SATURDAY.

A BRIEF BREAK IN THE WEATHER IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING...BEFORE THE NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH
THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK...WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.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

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



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
347 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIDESPREAD SNOW TO RETURN FOR TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.THE NEXT WINTER STORM TO IMPACT UTAH WILL MOVE EAST FROM
CALIFORNIA AND TAKE AIM ON SOUTHERN UTAH EARLY THIS EVENING. SNOW
WILL EXPAND NORTH AND EAST OVERNIGHT...AFFECTING ALL BUT THE
LOWEST ELEVATIONS NEAR THE ARIZONA BORDER THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FIRST IN THE VALLEYS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THEN END MOST REMAINING AREAS SATURDAY
EVENING.

UTZ005-014>016-210600-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WW.Y.0008.170121T0000Z-170121T1900Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-
WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE...MANTI...
RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
347 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
MST SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL VALLEYS...THE
  SEVIER AND SANPETE VALLEYS AND THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND
  MOUNTAINS OF NORTHWEST UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  GREATER AMOUNTS ALONG THE I-15 CORRIDOR THROUGH WEST CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHWEST UTAH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS SOUTHWEST UTAH BY EARLY THIS
  EVENING...THEN EXPAND NORTH ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA BY
  AROUND MIDNIGHT. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL PRODUCE LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS AT THE ONSET OF SNOW WILL DIMINISH
  AS SNOW INTENSITIES INCREASE OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE
  MAJOR TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS...INCLUDING I-15 AND I-80 ALONG
  WITH HIGHWAYS 6...50...AND 89. THE GREATEST IMPACTS WILL BE
  ALONG I-15 FROM THE I-70 JUNCTION SOUTH TO THE CEDAR CITY AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY

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



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