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Avalanche Watch

UTZ007>009-221500-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
747 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

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

THIS AVALANCHE WATCH IS FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH.
EXPECTED WINTER STORM WILL CAUSE THE AVALANCHE DANGER TO RISE
RAPIDLY ON SATURDAY WITH CONTINUED DANGEROUS CONDITIONS THROUGH
MONDAY. MONITOR WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG FOR LATEST UPDATES.

THIS WATCH 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
620 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-221300-
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-
620 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRUSH BY SOUTHERN UTAH TODAY BRINGING
A SMALL CHANCE FOR MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS. ANY HIGHER TERRAIN SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN MINIMAL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A POTENT EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL UTAH BEGINNING SATURDAY...AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY.
SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH
DURING THIS TIMEFRAME. ACCUMULATING VALLEY SNOWFALL LOOKS POSSIBLE
AT TIMES ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY...PARTICULARLY ALONG THE BENCHES OF THE WASATCH FRONT...AND
POSSIBLY SOUTHEAST OF THE GREAT SALT LAKE AS WELL. SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY FURTHER
SOUTH ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH...AS WELL
AS THE ADJACENT I-15 CORRIDOR.

THOSE WITH TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR PLANS THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER AND PLAN
ACCORDINGLY.

.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



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
309 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH THIS WEEKEND...

.A POTENT EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN UTAH
BEGINNING SATURDAY...AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY. VALLEY RAIN
AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN
UTAH...WITH SNOW LEVELS FALLING TO THE VALLEY FLOORS ACROSS
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH SATURDAY EVENING AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS
THROUGH THE AREA. A MOIST AND UNSTABLE NORTHWEST FLOW WILL
MAINTAIN PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
NORTHERN UTAH SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

UTZ007>009-212300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.A.0004.141122T1200Z-141125T1100Z/
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
309 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 1 TO
  3 FEET...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED IN THE UPPER
  COTTONWOODS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING...THEN BECOME
  HEAVY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH THE PASSAGE OF A
  COLD FRONT. A MOIST AND UNSTABLE NORTHWEST FLOW WILL MAINTAIN
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF.

* SNOW LEVELS...IN THE 7000 TO 8000 FOOT RANGE DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY FALLING BELOW 5000 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...PERIODS OF STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN
  EXCESS OF 50 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES...ARE POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THIS MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEW SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTAS THIS WEEKEND. THOSE WITH TRAVEL OR
  OUTDOOR PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

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



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