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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
747 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

UTZ517-518-281300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0034.150228T0400Z-150301T1600Z/
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...FISH LAKE...
LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON
747 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
SUNDAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* TIMING...DEVELOPING THIS EVENING...AND CONTINUING HEAVY AT
  TIMES THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE TEMPORARILY TAPERING OFF SUNDAY
  MORNING. ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO EARLY
  NEXT WEEK.

* IMPACTS...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ON AREA
  ROADWAYS INCLUDING THE HIGHER PASSES OF I-70 AND I-15 AND
  HIGHWAY 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
522 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-281400-
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-
522 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW IS FORECAST TO BECOME WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY AT TIMES ACROSS
MOST OF SOUTHERN UTAH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MEANWHILE...SCATTERED
MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND VALLEY RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH ACROSS THE NORTH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL
PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS STORM WILL
GENERATE WIDESPREAD AND AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS. THE ADJACENT HIGHER VALLEYS WILL ALSO
SEE SNOW...WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
IN ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

THE NORTHERN THIRD OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING WILL RECEIVE
SIGNIFICANT LESS PRECIPITATION THIS WEEKEND. COLDER AIR FORCED
INTO NORTHERN UTAH FROM THE EAST WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR
STRONG GUSTY EASTERLY CANYON WINDS ALONG THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASATCH FRONT LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ANOTHER STORM WILL FOLLOW THE WEEKEND STORM SYSTEM DURING THE
FIRST HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. THIS NEXT STORM COULD BRING
SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION TO THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA...ALONG
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO START OFF THE MONTH OF MARCH.
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY END ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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ROGOWSKI

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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