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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
638 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-221300-
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-
638 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
OUTLOOK AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL
CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ABOVE ABOUT 6500 FEET FOR A
TIME IN THE MORNING IMPACTING THE MAJOR PASSES THROUGH THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS NEAR
PARK CITY.

SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO ABOUT 7500 TO 8000 FEET BY AFTERNOON
RESULTING IN A REDUCED IMPACT ACROSS THE SUMMITS OF MOST OF THE
MAJOR ROUTES THROUGH THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL SHIFT INTO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS TONIGHT
WITH TRAVEL IMPACTS ABOVE ABOUT 8000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL BACK DOWN TO AROUND 5000 FEET ON MONDAY BUT
PRECIPITATION WILL BE TURNING SHOWERY AND TAPERING OFF DURING THE
DAY AS WELL.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW AGAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY. COLDER
TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY LASTING
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

.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



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