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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
551 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-011300-
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-
551 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AREAWIDE AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT TODAY AND REMAIN STRONG ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH BEHIND THE
FRONT TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ACROSS NORTHWEST
UTAH LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT WITH GUSTS OVER 50
MPH EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT AND REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.
FREEZING NIGHTTIME TEMPERATURES ARE A GOOD POSSIBILITY ACROSS
MANY AREAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A HARD FREEZE IS
POSSIBLE IN THE OUTLYING AREAS OF MAINLY NORTHERN UTAH ESPECIALLY
ON THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOULD THESE TEMPERATURES MATERIALIZE...THERE
WOULD BE A THREAT TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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




Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
334 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

UTZ005-312200-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0001.150331T2100Z-150401T1000Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE
334 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM
MDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS. THIS
  INCLUDES WENDOVER...AS WELL AS INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN WENDOVER
  AND TOOELE.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON...SWITCHING TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  55 MPH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND
  BECOME STRONG IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL SWITCH TO
  THE NORTHWEST AND REACH THEIR PEAK THIS EVENING...BEFORE
  DECREASING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL DEVELOP ON INTERSTATE 80 AND
  PORTIONS OF UTAH STATE ROUTE 30. THESE WINDS COULD CREATE
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING DUST IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 31
MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

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




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