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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
323 PM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

UTZ003-005-015-016-041200-
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/O.NEW.KSLC.HW.A.0002.150905T1400Z-150906T0400Z/
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...WENDOVER...
SNOWVILLE...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
323 PM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MDT FRIDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MDT FRIDAY. A
HIGH WIND WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS...GREAT SALT
  LAKE DESERT...WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 MPH
  FRIDAY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR GUSTS
  TO EXCEED 60 MPH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM THE SOUTHWEST
  TO THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY LATE FRIDAY MORNING...LASTING
  INTO THE EVENING HOURS. GUSTY WINDS SATURDAY SHOULD BEGIN
  EARLIER IN THE MORNING LASTING THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT STRONG CROSSWINDS TO DEVELOP ON INTERSTATE
  80...HIGHWAY 6 AND STATE ROUTES 56 AND 21. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND
  THOSE WITH TRAILERS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION. VISIBILITIES MAY
  BE REDUCED BELOW A MILE LOCALLY DUE TO BLOWING DUST. WIND
  SENSITIVE OPERATIONS WILL BE IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 31
MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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ROGOWSKI/SCHOENING

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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