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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
423 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-021200-
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-
423 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE MILD SOUTHERLY FLOW ACROSS THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA FOR THE FIRST DAY OF
OCTOBER. LINGERING MOISTURE WILL FUEL ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN AND ACROSS FAR
NORTHERN UTAH THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FEW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST
ACROSS FAR NORTHERN UTAH LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA
SUNDAY AHEAD OF A COLD PACIFIC STORM. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.

THE COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PACIFIC STORM WILL ENTER
NORTHWEST UTAH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN SWEEP ACROSS THE OUTLOOK
AREA MONDAY. SIGNIFICANT TEMPERATURE CHANGES ARE ANTICIPATED...
WITH MANY READINGS ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING
FALLING ABOUT 15 TO 25 DEGREES FROM THE HIGHS ON SUNDAY.

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS MAINLY THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF THE OUTLOOK AREA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. SNOW LEVELS
WILL LOWER BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TO NEAR 6500 FEET. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE ABOUT 7000 FEET...ESPECIALLY
ALONG THE NORTHERN WASATCH MOUNTAINS.

A TRAILING WEATHER DISTURBANCE COULD BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF
PRECIPITATION TO THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL ONCE AGAIN IMPACT THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS CONFINED TO
THE NORTHERN WASATCH RANGE.

A WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL RETURN TO THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
LATE IN 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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