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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
448 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

UTZ002-012100-
/O.CON.KSLC.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160501T2100Z/
NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGHAM CITY...OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL
448 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED EAST WINDS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WITH
  WIDESPREAD GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. GUSTS OVER 80 MPH
  POSSIBLE IN THE FARMINGTON AND CENTERVILLE AREAS.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS
  BEFORE DECREASING BUT REMAINING GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON. THERE MAY
  BE A SECONDARY INCREASE IN GUSTS THIS EVENING...BUT SPEEDS ARE
  NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG.

* IMPACTS...UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT ITEMS WILL BE EASILY DISPLACED
  IN STRONG WIND GUSTS...INCLUDING TRAMPOLINES AND LAWN FURNITURE.
  SUDDEN STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
  FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY IF
  THESE GUSTS ARE ENCOUNTERED AS CROSS WINDS. PORTIONS OF THE
  LEGACY PARKWAY...INTERSTATE 15 AND HIGHWAY 89 THROUGH NORTHERN
  UTAH WILL BE IMPACTED. WIND SENSITIVE OPERATIONS WILL BE
  AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR IS OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. VEHICLES...
ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL AT
TIMES IN HIGH WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA CAUTION...
ESPECIALLY WHILE CROSSING BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND UNSHELTERED
AREAS.

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