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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
412 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...VERY STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL TRACK INTO WESTERN UTAH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN PROGRESS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE
TUESDAY NIGHT. VERY STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RAMP UP TUESDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS AHEAD OF THIS FRONT...PEAKING
IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THIS FRONT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING.

UTZ014>016-212300-
/O.CON.KSLC.HW.A.0004.140422T1400Z-140423T0300Z/
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANTI...RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...
BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
412 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS ALONG WITH WEST
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60
  MPH.

* TIMING...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE PEAKING
  DURING THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST DURING
  THE EVENING AND DIMINISH.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS ACROSS ALL EAST TO WEST
  ORIENTED ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY US HIGHWAY 6 AND STATE HIGHWAY
  50 IN WEST CENTRAL UTAH. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND TRAILERS
  WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THESE WINDS. BLOWING DUST WILL
  LIKELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS
  TRAMPOLINES AND LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE EITHER SECURED OR
  MOVED INTO A PROTECTED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. 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

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
412 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...VERY STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL TRACK INTO WESTERN UTAH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN PROGRESS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE
TUESDAY NIGHT. VERY STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RAMP UP TUESDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS AHEAD OF THIS FRONT...PEAKING
IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THIS FRONT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING.

UTZ002>005-212300-
/O.CON.KSLC.HW.A.0004.140422T1400Z-140423T0300Z/
NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-
SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGHAM CITY...OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL...
SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...LEHI...PROVO...NEPHI...WENDOVER...
SNOWVILLE
412 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH FRONT ALONG WITH THE GREAT SALT
  LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH
  LATE TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON...SWITCHING TO THE
  NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH LATE
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AND
  PEAKING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE
  NORTHWEST LATE AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING THEN DIMINISH.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG ALL EAST-WEST
  ORIENTED ROADWAYS INCLUDING 80. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  TRAILERS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THESE WINDS. BLOWING DUST
  WILL LIKELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS
  TRAMPOLINES AND LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE EITHER SECURED OR MOVED
  INTO A PROTECTED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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