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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
240 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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/O.NEW.KSLC.WW.Y.0021.141101T0600Z-141102T0400Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...
FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON
240 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 PM MDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH IS FORECAST
  TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND LAST THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER SATURDAY. BY THE
  END OF SATURDAY EVENING...2 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS FORECAST.

* SNOW LEVELS...BEGINNING AROUND 9000 FEET SATURDAY
  MORNING...FALLING TO 6500 FEET BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THIS EARLY SEASON STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING A
  COMBINATION OF STRONG WIND AND ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO UTAHS
  MOUNTAINS. WHILE THE STRONG WINDS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT...THE SNOW
  IS NOT EXPECTED TO DEVELOP UNTIL LATER SATURDAY. BLOWING SNOW
  MAY CAUSE REDUCED VISIBILITY BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON HIGH ELEVATION ROADS CAUSING SLUSH TO
  DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY ON SEASONAL HIGH ELEVATION PASSES THAT HAVE
  NOT BEEN CLOSED YET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED
DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN
TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION...VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

&&

$$

ROGOWSKI

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



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
534 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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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-
513 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

INCREASINGLY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND RATHER WARM TEMPERATURES WILL EXIST
ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA TODAY. WINDS WILL BE INCREASING
TONIGHT...WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING UNSEASONABLE WARM TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A COLD AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA
THIS WEEKEND. THE ASSOCIATED SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL REACH
WESTERN UTAH SATURDAY MORNING...THEN TRACK QUICKLY TO THE
NORTHEAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL EXIST
AHEAD OF THE FRONT ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTHERN UTAH SATURDAY
MORNING. THIS COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS ALONG WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NORTHERN UTAH WILL SEE THE STRONGEST
SHOWERS AND STORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

COLD AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 25
DEGREES COOLER ON SUNDAY...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS DROPPING AS MUCH
AS 30 DEGREES. SHOWERY PRECIPITATION WILL EXIST...WITH THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS THE AREAS MOST LIKELY
TO RECEIVE RAIN AND OR SNOW. ACCUMULATING SNOWS ARE EXPECTED AT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...WITH SEVERAL INCHES POSSIBLE BEFORE THE
STORM EXITS EARLY MONDAY. SOME VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF RAIN...WITH AREAS OF NORTHERN UTAH AND
SOUTHWEST WYOMING RECEIVING BOTH RAIN AND SNOW WITH THIS STORM.
ACCUMULATIONS IN THE LOWER VALLEYS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MINIMAL AT
BEST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA BEGINNING MONDAY
NIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO TREND UPWARD THROUGH THE
WEEK. SHOWERS ARE NOT EXPECTED AFTER MONDAY AFTERNOON.


.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




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