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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
511 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-081330-
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-
511 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A MOIST AND ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL DEVELOP ON THURSDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK...IMPACTING MAINLY NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL UTAH.

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. MILDER AIR WILL SPREAD BACK INTO THE OUTLOOK
AREA BY FRIDAY...ALLOWING FOR A CHANGE-OVER TO RAIN ACROSS SOME
VALLEY AREAS WHILE ACCUMULATING HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE MOUNTAINS...MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND AREAS NEAR THE IDAHO BORDER
INTO THE WEEKEND.

A BRIEF BREAK SUNDAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY YET ANOTHER MILD BUT
MOIST SYSTEM FOR THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.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

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



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
231 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

UTZ007>009-080700-
/O.UPG.KSLC.WS.A.0005.161208T1900Z-161210T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KSLC.WS.W.0007.161208T1900Z-161210T2300Z/
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
231 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 4 PM MST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 4 PM MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...18 TO 36 INCHES THROUGH SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUE HEAVY
  AT TIMES THROUGH FRIDAY AND INTO THE DAY SATURDAY BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF.

* WINDS...WESTERLY WINDS GUSTING IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH AT TIMES
  ALONG THE RIDGELINES FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL
  MOUNTAIN ROUTES BEGINNING THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUING
  THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATES 80 AND 84. BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES IN EXPOSED AREAS
  FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. KEEP A WINTER STORM SURVIVAL KIT
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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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