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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
944 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


UTZ518-030045-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150303T2300Z/
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON
944 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST
TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2
  FEET WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS AROUND 3 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TODAY.

* IMPACTS...IMPAIRED TRAVEL DUE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS
  THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TODAY...INCLUDING THE HIGHER
  PASSES OF I-15 ALONG WITH HIGHWAY 89. WINTER DRIVING
  CONDITIONS WILL BECOME MORE LOCALIZED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING
CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. KEEP A WINTER STORM
SURVIVAL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION...VISIT
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX OR DIAL
511.

&&

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Avalanche Warning

UTZ518-031500-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
754 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST UTAH.

HEAVY SNOW IS CAUSING A HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER, WHICH SHOULD
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD AVOID
SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES AND STAY OUT FROM UNDERNEATH STEEP
SLOPES.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT INCLUDE SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAYS WHERE
AVALANCHE CONTROL IS NORMALLY DONE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG
OR CALL 1-888-999-4019.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
627 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-031330-
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-
627 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW ABOVE ABOUT 5500
FEET WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA TODAY. HEAVY
ACCUMULATION IN THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WILL SPREAD
INTO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS DURING THE DAY.

SNOW WILL START TO TAPER OFF OVER THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OUTLOOK
AREA LATE TODAY BUT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN VALLEYS
THROUGH THE EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE VALLEY FLOORS
WITH SOME ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER THE NORTH AND WEST OVERNIGHT BUT WILL
PICK UP AGAIN TOWARDS DAYBREAK TUESDAY OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
AND NORTHWESTERN VALLEYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHWESTERN
VALLEYS TUESDAY MORNING THEN TURN SHOWERY. THIS SNOW LOOKS LIKE IT
WILL IMPACT THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE ALONG THE WASATCH FRONT.

SNOW WILL SHIFT INTO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN OUTLOOK AREA
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THEN ENDS IN ALL AREAS TUESDAY 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




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