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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

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/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY
1042 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS OF
  NORTHERN UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 1
  TO 2 FEET...WITH GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE UPPER COTTONWOODS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REDEVELOP BY MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE...HEAVY AT
  TIMES...OVER THESE MOUNTAIN AREAS INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL
  TURN MORE SHOWERY AND MAY TAPER OFF FOR A TIME SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SNOW WILL END
  LATE MONDAY.

* WINDS...PERIODS OF STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES...ARE POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND AGAIN ON MONDAY. THESE WINDS
  WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEW SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS
  WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL ROUTES THROUGH THESE MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING I-80 AND US-89. THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WIND IS 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...ANOTHER SHOT OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW FOR FAR WEST WYOMING
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.SNOW HAS TAPERED OFF ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW INTO MAINLY
FAR WEST WYOMING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

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/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141123T1300Z/
STAR VALLEY-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AFTON...ALPINE...STAR VALLEY RANCH...
THAYNE
811 PM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...AFTER A BREAK IN SNOWFALL THIS
  EVENING...ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE INTO
  THE AREA BETWEEN 1 AM AND 3 AM. THIS NEXT ROUND OF SNOWFALL WILL
  TAPER OFF AROUND 6 AM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS AND 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE STAR VALLEY...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN ALPINE AND BEDFORD.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND AT 20 TO 30 MPH AT RIDGE
  TOP LEVEL AND OPEN AREAS CAUSING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND
  VISIBILITY OF ONE-HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS... SNOW...BRISK WIND AND BLOWING SNOW MAY LEAD TO VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL TONIGHT...AS WELL AS INCREASE THE AVALANCHE
  DANGER... PLEASE VISIT WWW.JHAVALANCHE.ORG BEFORE VENTURING OUT
  INTO THE BACK COUNTRY THIS WEEKEND. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND
  STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE WIND CHILLS TO DROP TO DANGEROUS
  LEVELS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

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