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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
715 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
715 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT...AND WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND STRUCTURE
DAMAGE.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY
INTO SUNDAY...AND WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE
CENTRAL COAST AS WELL AS WEST FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST INCLUDE
SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION...STRUCTURE DAMAGE...AND MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF MORNING HIGH TIDE. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON
THE INCREASE THIS WEEKEND ACROSS THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS...POTENTIALLY
REACHING GALE FORCE BY SUNDAY NIGHT.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *

* COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* GALE WATCH...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

GOMBERG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
549 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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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-
549 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MOIST WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BACK
INTO NORTHWEST UTAH BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS PRECIPITATION
WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
WYOMING TONIGHT. VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND
SNOW...WITH A COUPLE OF INCHES OF ACCUMULATION IN THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING BEGINNING LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. LOWER SNOW
LEVELS SATURDAY NIGHT WILL LEAD TO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
VALLEYS...WITH SNOW FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. RISING SNOW LEVELS
SUNDAY WILL TURN MOST PRECIPITATION TO RAIN IN THE VALLEYS WITH
PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER MOUNTAIN
VALLEYS. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO EXIST ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL
OF THE NORTHERN UTAH MOUNTAINS BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT EXPANDING EAST FROM THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL
BEGIN DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS TO THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY
AND THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY WEDNESDAY. BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PRECIPITATION WILL RETURN TO WESTERN UTAH AS THE NEXT AND
POTENTIALLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM ENTERS THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN.
THIS STORM WILL MOVE EAST INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY...
BRINGING THE POSSIBILITY OF WIDESPREAD SNOW AND COLDER
TEMPERATURES FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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

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