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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
743 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-280930-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
743 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

MAINLY LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE FROM THE
MOGOLLON RIM NORTHWARD. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
POSSIBLE FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET ACROSS THE KAIBAB
PLATEAU,...BLACK MESA AND THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION...BRINGING STRONG
WINDS...RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW TO NORTHERN ARIZONA. SNOW
LEVELS ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5000-6000
FEET OVER THE KAIBAB PLATEAU AND BLACK MESA...6500-7500 FEET
AROUND FLAGSTAFF AND 7000-8000 FEET FOR THE EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM,
CHUSKA AND WHITE MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP FURTHER BEHIND A
COLD FRONT FORECAST TO CROSS THE REGION SOMETIME FROM LATE SUNDAY
TO MONDAY.

STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY FROM THE MOGOLLON
RIM...ACROSS THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...AND INTO THE
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THESE
AREAS...PLEASE SEE PHXNPWFGZ FOR MORE DETAILS.

LOWER ELEVATION RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1-4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THE HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER THE FOOTHILLS OF THE MOGOLLON RIM...WHITE
MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN GILA COUNTY. SNOWFALL OF 8-24 INCHES IS
POSSIBLE FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SIGNIFICANT UNCERTAINTY
REMAINS IN THE SNOW LEVELS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. FLUCTUATING SNOW
LEVELS MAY REDUCE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST TO ARRIVE SOMETIME BETWEEN
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. DURING THIS TIME...SIGNIFICANT RISES
COULD OCCUR ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF THE
MOGOLLON RIM.

TUESDAY ONWARD...THE CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION DWINDLE WITH
DAYTIME TEMPERATURES RUNNING WELL BELOW NORMAL.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
522 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-281400-
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-
522 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW IS FORECAST TO BECOME WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY AT TIMES ACROSS
MOST OF SOUTHERN UTAH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MEANWHILE...SCATTERED
MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND VALLEY RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH ACROSS THE NORTH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL
PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS STORM WILL
GENERATE WIDESPREAD AND AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS. THE ADJACENT HIGHER VALLEYS WILL ALSO
SEE SNOW...WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
IN ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

THE NORTHERN THIRD OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING WILL RECEIVE
SIGNIFICANT LESS PRECIPITATION THIS WEEKEND. COLDER AIR FORCED
INTO NORTHERN UTAH FROM THE EAST WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR
STRONG GUSTY EASTERLY CANYON WINDS ALONG THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASATCH FRONT LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ANOTHER STORM WILL FOLLOW THE WEEKEND STORM SYSTEM DURING THE
FIRST HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. THIS NEXT STORM COULD BRING
SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION TO THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA...ALONG
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO START OFF THE MONTH OF MARCH.
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY END ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI

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 ALBUQUERQUE NM
600 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

NMZ501>540-281300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
600 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING IN MANY AREAS
EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. AFTER DECREASING IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY AROUND MID MORNING THROUGH MID DAY...SNOWFALL WILL INTENSIFY
AGAIN ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST AREAS...INCLUDING THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL...NORTHWEST AND
POSSIBLY CENTRAL AREAS TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A PARADE OF DISTURBANCES WILL PRODUCE A PERIOD OF NEARLY
CONTINUOUS SNOW ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN HIGH TERRAIN
SATURDAY THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE COMING WEEK. THE SNOW THAT
ACCUMULATES ACROSS THE NORTHERN...AND TO A LESSER EXTENT THE
WESTERN...HIGH TERRAIN DURING THIS PERIOD WILL BE MEASURED IN FEET
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN THE MOUNTAINS NEAR THE
COLORADO BORDER.

THE SNOW LEVEL SHOULD LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY. BELOW THE SNOW LEVEL...1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS
EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL...WEST CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST AREAS. WHERE HEAVY RAIN FALLS ON HEAVY SNOW THAT
ACCUMULATES BEFORE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THERE WILL BE A RISK FOR
FLOODING.

THE SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS AGAIN ACROSS THE WEST
MONDAY AND THE EAST TUESDAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SIGNIFICANT
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A DEEP
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SLOWLY CROSSES FROM THE WEST WITH MULTIPLE
ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES ROTATING THROUGH IT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
553 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-281300-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
553 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SNOW AND RAINSHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY AND PICK UP IN THE EVENING HOURS AS A PROLONGED STORM
SYSTEM SETS UP OVER EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO. SEVERAL
FEET OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED FOR THE SAN JUAN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.
SOUTHERN VALLEYS WILL ALSO SEE SNOW ACCUMULATION STARTING THIS
EVENING. MANY WINTER STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE
WEEKEND FOR THIS POTENT STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO TUESDAY
WITH PRODIGIOUS AMOUNTS OF SNOW POSSIBLE. 2 TO 4 FEET OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE FOR THE SAN JUANS AND 1 TO 2 FEET IS POSSIBLE FOR THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. SOUTHERN VALLEYS MAY ALSO SEE OVER A FOOT OF
SNOW. THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL LIKELY SEE 8 TO 12 INCHES OF
SNOW. IF TRAVELLING THIS WEEKEND...PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE
LATEST WEATHER FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION.

$$

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