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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
422 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

UTZ003-015-016-051830-
/O.CON.KSLC.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...DELTA...
FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
422 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS...WEST CENTRAL
  AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 MPH WILL
  PICK UP AGAIN THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWESTERLY
  STARTING EARLY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE NORTH WITH THE WIND
  SHIFT WORKING SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS
  WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT STRONG CROSSWINDS TO DEVELOP ON INTERSTATE
  80...HIGHWAY 6 AND STATE ROUTES 56 AND 21. HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES AND THOSE WITH TRAILERS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED LOCALLY DUE TO BLOWING DUST. GUSTY
  WIND WILL MAKE FOR A ROUGH CHOP ON AREA WATERWAYS. WIND
  SENSITIVE OPERATIONS MAY BE IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
31 MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS ON AREA
LAKES. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE VERY CHOPPY WATER AND GENERATE
LARGE WAVES WHICH COULD CAPSIZE OR SWAMP SMALL CRAFT. FOR YOUR
PERSONAL SAFETY...OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT ARE URGED TO POSTPONE
THEIR OUTINGS UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

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




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
403 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

UTZ478-492-495-497-052215-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
SALT LAKE DESERT-CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-MOJAVE DESERT-
403 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
478...492...495 AND 497...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 478 SALT LAKE DESERT...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 497 MOJAVE
  DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
  REDEVELOPING THIS MORNING. A SHARP WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST
  IS FORECAST WITH THE ARRIVAL OF THE COLD FRONT FROM NORTH TO
  SOUTH ACROSS THE STATE TODAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AROUND 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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



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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