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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
533 PM MDT Mon Mar 19 2018

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-
533 PM MDT Mon Mar 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Dry conditions and seasonal temperatures will cover the outlook
area tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

High pressure aloft will bring warmer temperatures to the area
for Tuesday and Wednesday. Increasing southerly winds will
develop across the western and southern portions of Utah and
across southwest Wyoming by midweek.

A storm system along the Pacific Northwest coast will usher in
valley rain and high mountain snow to mainly northern and western
Utah on Thursday through early Friday. Across southwest Utah
locally heavy rains are possible, especially in and around the St.
George area.

The core of the storm will move inland across the northern
Rockies and northern Great Basin this weekend. Lowering snow
levels will bring some snow down to most northern valley
locations by Saturday afternoon. Lingering showers will continue
across the north into Sunday.


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


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Elko NV
213 PM PDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Humboldt County-Northern Elko County-Southeastern Elko County-
Ruby Mountains/East Humboldt Range-White Pine County-
Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County-
Southern Lander County and Southern Eureka County-
Southwestern Elko County-South Central Elko County-
Northwestern Nye County-Northeastern Nye County-
213 PM PDT Mon Mar 19 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Nevada...north
central Nevada...northeast Nevada...northwest Nevada and south
central Nevada.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No significant weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Saturday.

Wednesday through Friday. A storm system will bring strong winds,
valley rain and mountain snow Wednesday through Friday.

Winds. Winds will begin to increase on Wednesday but will be
strongest on Thursday. Winds on Thursday will begin early across
White Pine County. Most other zones will will get wind gusts in
the 40s all afternoon. Elko County should not see very strong wind
gusts until late Thursday and into Thursday evening.

Rain. Rainfall amounts will be higher across northeast Nye and
White Pine Counties. This area could receive more than one and
one-half inch of rain. Thunderstorms will be possible on Thursday
as well which could enhance the precipitation rates and amounts.

Snow. Snow levels across most of northern and central Nevada will
rise to above 8500 feet Thursday before lowering back down to
most valley floors by late Friday. Back in the cooler air, snow
levels across northwest Nevada will rise to higher than 7000 feet.
These anticipated levels will keep snow above highway overpasses
and impacts will be minimal. Mountains could total more than one
and one-half feet of new snow with this system. Rain will begin
turning to snow on some of the foothills before the storm exits on
Friday and there is potential for several inches of snow to
accumulate down to about 6500 feet across eastern Nevada.


Spotters are asked to report weather phenomena according to
standard operating procedure.



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