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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
414 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211300-
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-
414 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OUTLOOK AREA INTO THIS
EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED PICK UP MONDAY AFTERNOON AND COULD
BECOME LOCALLY GUSTY IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS. WINDS WILL INCREASE
TUESDAY AND WILL BECOME QUITE STRONG AND GUSTY TUESDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY OVER WESTERN UTAH.

A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT BRINGING IN MUCH COLDER AIR AND
A POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS.

STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED FOR SEVERAL HOURS
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ACROSS
THE NORTHWEST DESERTS AND WASATCH FRONT.

THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FREEZING TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE FAR
NORTH WEDNESDAY MORNING AND IN THE COLDER LOCATIONS ACROSS MUCH
OF THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO
NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS THURSDAY.

ANOTHER VIGOROUS SPRING STORM WILL BRING LOCALLY STRONG WINDS BACK
TO THE OUTLOOK AREA ON FRIDAY CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY. COLDER
AND WETTER WEATHER IS FORECAST TO SPREAD ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA
ON SATURDAY.

.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/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

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




High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
347 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...VERY STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL TRACK INTO WESTERN UTAH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN PROGRESS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE
TUESDAY NIGHT. VERY STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RAMP UP TUESDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS AHEAD OF THIS FRONT...PEAKING
IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS. ONE TO TWO HOURS OF STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THIS FRONT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

UTZ002>004-014>016-211300-
/O.NEW.KSLC.HW.A.0004.140422T1400Z-140423T0300Z/
NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-
SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-
SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGHAM CITY...OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL...
SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...LEHI...PROVO...NEPHI...MANTI...
RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
347 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE NORTHERN...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WASATCH
  FRONT. SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS...WEST CENTRAL UTAH...SOUTHWEST
  UTAH.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH. FOR
  THE SALT LAKE...TOOELE AND UTAH VALLEY AREAS...WINDS WILL SWITCH
  TO THE NORTHWEST LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING 35 TO 45 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 60 MPH.

* TIMING...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AND
  PEAKING DURING THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST
  LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THEN DIMINISH.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS ACROSS ALL EAST TO WEST ORIENTED
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY US HIGHWAY 6 AND STATE HIGHWAY 50 IN WEST
  CENTRAL UTAH. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND TRAILERS WILL BE MOST
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THESE WINDS. BLOWING DUST WILL LIKELY REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS TRAMPOLINES AND
  LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE EITHER SECURED OR MOVED INTO A
  PROTECTED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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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




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
346 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211100-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOGAN...SMITHFIELD...BRIGHAM CITY...
OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...LEHI...PROVO...
NEPHI...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE...HUNTSVILLE...PARK CITY...
HEBER CITY...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...DUCHESNE...ROOSEVELT...PRICE...
CASTLE DALE...EMERY...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...MANTI...
RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD...
ST GEORGE...KANAB...ESCALANTE...BULLFROG...COVE FORT...
KOOSHAREM...FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON...EVANSTON
346 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SPRING STORM FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...

A SIGNIFICANT SPRING STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. AHEAD OF THE STORM...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TUESDAY WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST DESERTS AND INTO THE
WASATCH FRONT BEHIND THE COLD FRONT THAT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THIS
AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

COLDER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOW
LEVELS COULD REACH THE NORTHERN VALLEYS...BUT WITH LITTLE OR NO
ACCUMULATION. FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FAR
NORTH WEDNESDAY MORNING AND IN THE COLDER LOCATIONS ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA THURSDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO NEAR
SEASONAL NORMALS THURSDAY.

MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...AND SOCIAL MEDIA
SOURCES FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON THIS STORM.

$$

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

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




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