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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
623 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-131300-
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-
623 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG AND URBAN HAZE WILL PERSIST OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
AND WESTERN UTAH THROUGH TONIGHT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL EXIST
THIS MORNING...ESPECIALLY THROUGH THE SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT NEAR
UTAH LAKE...THE WEST-CENTRAL VALLEYS OF UTAH AND THE CACHE
VALLEY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A COUPLE OF WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL CROSS NORTHERN UTAH
THIS WEEKEND. THESE DISTURBANCES COULD CAUSE A REDUCTION IN FOG
AND URBAN HAZE ACROSS MAINLY NORTHERN UTAH...ESPECIALLY ON
SUNDAY.

THE WEATHER DISTURBANCE SCHEDULED TO CROSS NORTHERN UTAH SUNDAY
WILL GENERATE A FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AREA OF MOUNTAIN SNOW WITH RAIN
AND OR SNOW IN THE VALLEYS ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
WYOMING. PRECIPITATION WILL RETURN AGAIN ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS EARLY MONDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.
THIS RETURNING HIGH PRESSURE WILL ALLOW FOR THE FOG AND URBAN
HAZE TO FORM ONCE AGAIN ACROSS THE VALLEYS OF NORTHERN AND
WESTERN UTAH.

.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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
504 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
504 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

* TIMING: SNOW RETURNING ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY TO THE HIGH
  SIERRA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 12 TO 24 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN
  YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.

* ELEVATION: STARTING OUT AROUND 8000 FEET WEDNESDAY THEN LOWERING
  TO NEAR 5000 FEET THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK.

* IMPACTS: RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKERS AND
  BACKPACKERS. SNOW CAUSING POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND DANGEROUS
  TRAVELING CONDITIONS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

BEAN

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