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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
945 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

UTZ002-012100-
/O.CON.KSLC.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160501T2100Z/
NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGHAM CITY...OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL
945 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED EAST WINDS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WITH
  WIDESPREAD GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. GUSTS OVER 70 MPH
  POSSIBLE IN THE FARMINGTON AND CENTERVILLE AREAS.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS
  BEFORE DECREASING BUT REMAINING GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON. THERE
  MAY BE A SECONDARY INCREASE IN GUSTS THIS EVENING...BUT SPEEDS
  ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS STRONG.

* IMPACTS...UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT ITEMS WILL BE EASILY
  DISPLACED IN STRONG WIND GUSTS...INCLUDING TRAMPOLINES AND
  LAWN FURNITURE. SUDDEN STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES...
   ESPECIALLY IF THESE GUSTS ARE ENCOUNTERED AS CROSS WINDS.
  PORTIONS OF THE LEGACY PARKWAY...INTERSTATE 15 AND HIGHWAY 89
  THROUGH NORTHERN UTAH WILL BE IMPACTED. WIND SENSITIVE
  OPERATIONS WILL BE AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR IS OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. VEHICLES...
ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL AT
TIMES IN HIGH WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA CAUTION...
ESPECIALLY WHILE CROSSING BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND UNSHELTERED
AREAS.

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