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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
310 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-251200-
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-
310 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MILD TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AS SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE
AHEAD OF THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER VIGOROUS SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA
FRIDAY THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM...GUSTY
SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
UTAH DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. WIND GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED IN
THESE AREAS.

WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND ACCUMULATING MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL BEGIN
FRIDAY NIGHT ACROSS WESTERN UTAH...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
SATURDAY AREAWIDE. SNOW LEVELS IN THE 9000 TO 10000 FOOT RANGE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL GRADUALLY FALL TO NEAR 6000 FEET DURING THE
DAY SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ABOVE
7500 FEET BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT. PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY WIND DOWN SATURDAY NIGHT.

.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




Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
259 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

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/O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0017.140425T1600Z-140426T0300Z/
SAN RAFAEL SWELL-SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...MANTI...
RICHFIELD...ST GEORGE...KANAB...ESCALANTE...BULLFROG
259 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH INCLUDING
  THE SAN RAFAEL SWELL...THE SANPETE AND SEVIER VALLEYS...UTAHS
  DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK AND THE LAKE POWELL AREA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER FRIDAY MORNING AND
  INCREASE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE LATE
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND GUSTY CROSS WINDS MAY IMPACT
  TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY ON EAST WEST ROUTES IN THE AREA. BOATERS ON
  AREA LAKES INCLUDING LAKE POWELL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ROUGH
  CHOP AND LARGE WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 31
MPH OR GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS IN THE ADVISORY
AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS ON AREA
LAKES. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE VERY CHOPPY WATER AND GENERATE
LARGE WAVES WHICH COULD CAPSIZE OR SWAMP SMALL CRAFT. FOR YOUR
PERSONAL SAFETY...OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT ARE URGED TO POSTPONE
THEIR OUTINGS UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

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