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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1001 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

UTZ007>010-517-518-231345-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170124T1100Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...
FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON
1001 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH TOMORROW
  BEFORE DECREASING TOMORROW EVENING.

* WINDS...STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 70
  MPH ON THE RIDGETOPS THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
  DECREASE LATE MORNING TOMORROW.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED DUE TO
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. IF TRAVELING...TAKE A WINTER
  SURVIVAL KIT INCLUDING WARM CLOTHES AND BLANKETS...EXTRA FOOD
  AND WATER...FLASHLIGHT AND BATTERIES. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
  WILL CAUSE AREAS OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS ARE 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
1011 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231400-
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-
1011 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA OVERNIGHT
WITH SNOW LEVELS RANGING FROM 4000-4500FT ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND
5000-5500FT ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH. HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND
HIGHER VALLEYS AS WELL AS AREAS ALONG THE IDAHO BORDER WHERE
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED.

SOUTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST TO 50 MPH ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS AND
SOUTHWEST WYOMING AND OVER 65 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO ALL VALLEY FLOORS BUT DIXIE DURING THE
DAY MONDAY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW
CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY.

THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY MONDAY EVENING BUT OCCASIONAL SNOW
SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN VALLEYS
THROUGH THE FIRST HALF 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

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




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