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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS OF
  NORTHERN UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 1
  TO 2 FEET...WITH GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE UPPER COTTONWOODS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP BY MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE...HEAVY AT
  TIMES...OVER THESE MOUNTAIN AREAS INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL
  TURN MORE SHOWERY AND MAY TAPER OFF FOR A TIME SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SNOW WILL END
  LATE MONDAY.

* WINDS...PERIODS OF STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES...ARE POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND AGAIN ON MONDAY. THESE WINDS
  WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEW SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS
  WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL ROUTES THROUGH THESE MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING I-80 AND US-89. THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WIND IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. KEEP A WINTER STORM SURVIVAL KIT
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
758 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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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-
758 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN
OUTLOOK AREA WITH SNOW DOWN TO VALLEY FLOORS.

SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND COMBINED WITH
GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD SOUTH INTO CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN
UTAH OVERNIGHT WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS.

ANY VALLEY ACCUMULATION ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE
MOSTLY OFF PAVEMENT SURFACES BUT LOCAL SLUSHY CONDITIONS COULD
DEVELOP ON ROADWAYS IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND
LOCALLY IN ADJACENT VALLEYS AT TIMES SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WASATCH RANGE...AND THE
ADJACENT BENCH AREAS ALONG THE WASATCH FRONT. LOCAL HEAVIER
SNOWFALL COULD ALSO DEVELOP IN THE LOWER VALLEYS SOUTHEAST OF THE
GREAT SALT LAKE.

DRIER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY NIGHT AND
LAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.

THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS WEEKEND INTO
MONDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY. THE NEW SNOW WILL ALSO INCREASE THE
AVALANCHE DANGER OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH.

.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




Avalanche Warning

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
533 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR ALL MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH.
DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON AS
STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW OVERLOAD THE PREEXISTING WEAK SNOW ON
THE GROUND. THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH 5 PM MONDAY.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT INCLUDE SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAYS WHERE
AVALANCHE CONTROL IS NORMALLY DONE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG OR CALL
1-888-999-4019.

$$



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