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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
534 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-011200-
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-
534 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SOUTH WINDS WILL BECOME LOCALLY STRONG ACROSS THE WESTERN OUTLOOK
AREA OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST COULD DEVELOP ACROSS THE
WEST DESERTS AND SALT FLATS. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES COULD DEVELOP ALONG EAST WEST ROUTES SUCH AS I-80
BETWEEN SALT LAKE AND WENDOVER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA
ON SATURDAY AND WILL BECOME EVEN STRONGER DURING THE DAY. THESE
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST WEST ROUTES. THE WINDS COULD SPREAD
INTO THE EASTERN OUTLOOK AREA AS WELL.

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING VALLEY RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW TO THE
OUTLOOK AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING BY
SATURDAY EVENING. THE STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH THE SNOW TO
CREATE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HIGHER PASSES SUCH AS
THE MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY IN THE WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS AND ROUTES
NEAR BRIAN HEAD IN THE SOUTHERN UTAH MOUNTAINS.

COLD AND UNSETTLED WEATHER WITH SHOWERY PRECIPITATION WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA SUNDAY AND MONDAY. LOCAL
ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED ABOVE ABOUT 6000 FEET. VALLEY
LOCATIONS WILL SEE A RAIN SNOW MIX THAT COULD CHANGE OVER TO ALL
SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY. ANY ACCUMULATION IN THE
LOWER VALLEYS HOWEVER IS EXPECTED TO BE MINIMAL AT BEST.

.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




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