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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
523 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211300-
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-
523 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Valley rain and mountain snow will continue across mainly the
northern outlook area through tonight. Only minor snow
accumulation is expected above about 8000 feet.

Local flooding from snow melt will persist across the far
northern portions of the outlook area in valleys with remaining
snow pack.

South winds will strengthen this evening across the mountains as
well as the western valleys, with gusts in excess of 50 mph
possible overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

South to southwest winds will remain strong across the mountains
and western valleys through Tuesday afternoon.

Valley rain and mountain snow will become more widespread across
the northern outlook area Tuesday afternoon shifting south
Tuesday night along a cold front. Snow levels will lower to the
valley floors across the north Tuesday night and into the central
valleys Wednesday.

Cold unsettled weather will continue across the outlook area into
the weekend. Significant snow accumulation is expected in the
northern and central mountains with winter driving conditions
across the passes. Accumulating snow in the valleys could bring
travel impacts at times starting on Wednesday.

.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

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




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
322 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

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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,
and Mirror Lake Highway
322 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 11 AM
MST WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from 2 PM
Tuesday to 11 AM MST Wednesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Wasatch and western Uinta Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 to 10 inches.

* TIMING...A period of snow this evening will end overnight.
  Heavier snow will develop late Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday
  evening. This snow will taper off Wednesday morning.

* SNOW LEVELS...At or above 8000 feet Tuesday falling below 6000
  feet Tuesday night.

* WINDS...Strong southwest winds gusting in excess of 50 mph along
  ridges will continue through Tuesday before becoming westerly
  and diminishing Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...Winter driving conditions are expected on mountain
  routes late Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night, including
  Parleys Canyon and Logan Summit. Occasional winter driving
  conditions will continue into Wednesday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that snow accumulations
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads. Use caution while driving.

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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For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

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




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