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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
210 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

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/O.NEW.KSLC.WS.W.0008.170227T0600Z-170228T1100Z/
Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-Western Uinta Mountains-
Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-Central Mountains-
Including the cities of Alta, Brighton, Mirror Lake Highway,
Scofield, Cove Fort, Koosharem, and Fish Lake
210 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
MST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and strong winds...which is
in effect from 11 PM this evening to 4 AM MST Tuesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...The Wasatch Mountains from I-80 southward,
  Western Uinta Mountains, Wasatch Plateau, Book Cliffs, and
  Central Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 2 feet.

* TIMING...Developing tonight, then heavy at times Monday before
  diminishing later Monday night.

* WINDS...Ridgetop winds may gust around 60 mph causing blowing
  snow.

* IMPACTS...Winter driving conditions are expected with snow
  covered roadways and poor visibility on all mountain routes,
  including both commutes through Parleys Canyon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning means a mixture of heavy snow and strong
winds are expected or occurring. Driving conditions may be
hazardous. Use caution. Be prepared for sudden restrictions in
visibility due to blowing snow. Keep a winter storm survival kit
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For winter road conditions from the Utah Department of
Transportation, visit
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx or dial
511.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
205 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE SIERRA MADRE RANGE MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE SNOWY RANGE MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SNOWY AND SIERRA
MADRE RANGES MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

WYZ112-271200-
/O.CON.KCYS.WS.W.0007.170227T2100Z-170228T1200Z/
Sierra Madre Range-
205 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...Snow expected to become widespread after noon time
  Monday with moderate to heavy snow late afternoon through
  Tuesday morning.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 to 14 inches with locally higher
  amounts of west facing slopes.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...West to southwest winds of 25 to 35MPH
  sustained with gusts to 40 MPH. Visibility reduced to under a
  half mile in moderate snow and blowing snow.

* IMPACTS...Mainly to travel and outdoor activities. Roads that
  are open will likely become snow covered and or impassable.
  Those with recreation interests will likely see significantly
  reduced visibilities leading to disorientation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow....
blowing and drifting snow are expected. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

$$

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