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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
950 PM MDT Wed Sep 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-
950 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A cold front will linger over northwest Utah tonight. Occasional
gusty southwest winds remain possible south of the front and
gusty northwest winds are possible north of the front, mainly
through the late evening hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A strong cold front continue to move slowly across the outlook
area Thursday through Friday morning. This system will bring
widespread valley rain and mountain snow to the northern and
western outlook area with significant new snowfall in the
northern and central mountains.

Strong and gusty southwest winds will develop ahead of the front
on Thursday across the south and east.

Cool unsettled weather is expected Friday through the weekend.

.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




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
956 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

UTZ008-009-211200-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0024.170922T0000Z-170922T1800Z/
Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-Western Uinta Mountains-
Including the cities of Alta, Brighton, and Mirror Lake Highway
956 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY
TO NOON MDT FRIDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...The Wasatch Mountains south of Interstate 80
  and the Uinta Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches, primarily above 7500 feet.

* TIMING...Snow will begin Thursday evening, with the heaviest
  snowfall expected Thursday night, before becoming more showery
  through the day Friday.

* SNOW LEVELS...Starting around 9000 to 10000 feet Thursday
  afternoon, dropping to 7000 feet by early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Road snow accumulation is expected above 7500 feet,
  with the heaviest accumulation on high elevation seasonal
  roadways. Hunters and those recreating outdoors should be
  prepared for winter conditions.

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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