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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
557 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

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-
557 AM MST Thu Jan 17 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Mountain snow and valley rain will develop across much of the
outlook area this morning, and continue into early this evening.
A potent storm system will advance into northwest Utah this
evening, then continue southeast across the area overnight. Heavy
snows are expected across the northern and central mountains
tonight. Rain will change to snow in the lower valleys this
evening, with several inches of snow possible across the northern

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Areas of moderate to heavy snow Friday morning will gradually end
across much of the outlook area during the afternoon through early
evening hours. The heaviest snows on Friday will remain over the
northern mountains, with the Wasatch range likely to pick up the
greatest accumulations.

High pressure will move into the Great Basin this weekend. This
high pressure will bring dry conditions to the outlook area
through the day Sunday. A new storm system will reach Utah Sunday
night. This storm will bring another round of snow to much of the
outlook area late Sunday night through Monday. High pressure will
return midweek, bringing dry conditions back to Utah for Tuesday
and Wednesday.


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


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