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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
331 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

UTZ007-008-010-300715-
/O.NEW.KSLC.WW.Y.0021.170331T0000Z-170401T1200Z/
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Including the cities of Woodruff, Randolph, Alta, Brighton,
and Scofield
331 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO 6 AM
MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow...which is in
effect from 6 PM Thursday to 6 AM MDT Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Wasatch Mountains and the Wasatch Plateau and
  Book Cliffs.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 16 inches

* TIMING...Snow will develop Thursday afternoon and become heavy
  at times during the evening. Periods of snow, heavy at times,
  will continue into Friday night before diminishing Saturday
  morning.

* WINDS...East to northeast 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts will be
  possible late Thursday night into Saturday, especially across
  the Wasatch Range.

* IMPACTS...Occasional winter driving conditions can be expected
across most routes including Parleys and Soldier Summits.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that visibilities will be limited
due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when
traveling, especially in open areas.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
257 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-301300-
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-
257 PM MDT Wed Mar 29 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Rain and high elevation snow showers will develop across the
northern outlook area late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Valley rain and mountain snow will become widespread from the
north during the day Thursday with snow levels lowering to the
valley floors over west central and southwest Utah by late in the
day.

Winter driving conditions are expected to impact travel across all
mountain routes as well as across the valleys along the I-15
corridor south of Provo Thursday night through Friday night.
Significant amounts of new snow are likely in these areas.

Some accumulating snow is possible in the Wasatch front valleys
Thursday night into Friday morning.

Strong, gusty north winds are expected across the northwest
deserts Thursday afternoon and night with strong cross winds
possible along I-80 across the Salt Flats.

The next Pacific storm will move into the outlook area Monday
bringing the potential for additional accumulating snow to the
mountains, and mixed rain and snow for the valleys.

.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

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx




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