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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
355 PM MST Sat Feb 22 2020

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-232300-
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-
355 PM MST Sat Feb 22 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A potent storm system will move through the southern half of the
outlook area late today through the overnight hours.

Significant accumulations of snow are expected in the southern
and central mountains through tonight. The heaviest snows will
likely occur over the central mountains. Valleys locations,
especially across far southern and southwest Utah, will receive
moderate to locally heavy rain into this evening. This rain will
gradually change to snow in the higher valleys tonight, with some
accumulations over southwest Utah.

Accumulating snow will also occur across the eastern valleys
tonight. The greatest accumulations are expected in Castle
Country and through the western portion of the San Rafael Swell.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Precipitation associated with the Saturday through Saturday night
storm will wind down quickly early Sunday. A second fast moving
storm system will cross the northern portion of the outlook area
late Sunday night through Monday. Colder temperatures and some
light snow are expected across the northern mountains and
adjacent valleys. Gusty north winds will also develop behind the
cold front sweeping south through the outlook area on Monday.

Strong high pressure will develop across the western states by
midweek. Dry conditions are expected with increasing fog and
urban haze during the middle and latter portions of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

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