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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
529 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

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-
529 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter driving conditions will continue to impact travel along
pretty much all of the major routes across the northern and
western outlook area this morning. This will also impact the
morning commute along the central and northern Wasatch Front.
Motorists should allow extra time for travel this morning.

Snow showers will taper off this afternoon with a break expected

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Another cold system is expected to cross the outlook area Saturday
afternoon into early Sunday. This storm looks much weaker but snow
could still locally impact travel across mainly the central and
southern outlook area Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Yet another cold wet system is forecast for the first part of
next week. Significant amounts of new snow are possible during
this time for the mountains along with a potential for
accumulating snow in the valleys as well.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.


For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
514 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

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 Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/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-
514 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Northwest wind gusts up to 55 mph are expected from the central and
northwest highlands eastward across the plains of Guadalupe and
eastern San Miguel Counties this afternoon. A Red Flag Warning is in
effect for the east central plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

An upper level trough will cross New Mexico from the northwest late
Monday through Tuesday with the potential for a few to several
inches of snow accumulation in the northern and western mountains.

Strong winds will redevelop Tuesday with the potential for west winds
gusting to 50 mph from the central mountain chain eastward.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.



Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
436 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

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-Flat Tops-
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-
436 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered to isolated snow showers will continue over much of the
region today. Brief moderate to heavy showers will quickly drop
visibilities to less than a mile at times. Roadways may also
quickly become icy to snow packed under these intense showers. In
prolonged areas under the showers several inches of snow are
likely to accumulate, otherwise only light amounts will fall over
the next 24 hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A brief break will arrive by early Saturday, although snow showers
will once again increase in coverage and intensity by Saturday
afternoon. Unsettled conditions will persist through early next
week as we remain in a favored storm track. Mountain snow is
likely to lead to travel impacts through this time.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
230 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
230 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect across much of central
and southern Wyoming through this morning...

...Flood Warning remains in effect for the Big Horn River roughly
between Manderson and Greybull through at least this afternoon...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will continue across the area. Additional
accumulations will be low. Roads over central and southern
portions remain closed this morning. Please see the highlights
for further details.

Ice jam flooding continues across portions of the Big Horn Basin
especially along the Big Horn River in Big Horn County.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Sunday night through Tuesday...Chance of snow across far western
valleys and mountains


Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts. Thank you!


Team Riverton

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