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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
259 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-051300-
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-
259 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTH WINDS ACROSS WESTERN UTAH WILL DIMINISH FOR THE MOST
PART TONIGHT. UNTIL THEN...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS HAVE
DEVELOPED WITH AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING DUST.
GUSTY CROSS WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST WEST
HIGHWAYS MAKING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES DIFFICULT TO HANDLE...AS
WELL AS A ROUGH CHOP ON AREA WATERWAYS.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS HAVE ALSO DEVELOPED DUE TO GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. STRONG GUSTY
WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD FROM THESE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE THREAT OF STRONG WINDS CONTINUES SATURDAY ACROSS WESTERN
UTAH AS WILL THE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
SATURDAY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD FROM
THESE.

MUCH COOLER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING 15 TO 25 DEGREES
BETWEEN FRIDAY AND LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI/BARJENBRUCH

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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