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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1251 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ007>010-230100-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-141223T0100Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD
1251 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAIN RANGES
  AND THE WASATCH PLATEAU.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES...
  PRIMARILY ABOVE ABOUT 7500 FEET. LOCAL AMOUNTS OF OVER TWO
  FEET ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 8000 FEET ACROSS THE WASATCH RANGE.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...BELOW 6000 FEET THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ALONG RIDGELINES AND ACROSS
  EXPOSED AREAS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH
  GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH WILL OCCUR. GUSTS OVER 80 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER RIDGES ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS THROUGH THESE MOUNTAIN AREAS TODAY. TRAVEL ACROSS
  THE SUMMITS ALONG MAJOR ROUTES THROUGH THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
  WILL BE IMPACTED AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1251 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ517-230100-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-141223T0100Z/
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...FISH LAKE
1251 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE CENTRAL UTAH MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 14 INCHES...PRIMARILY
  ABOVE ABOUT 8500 FEET.

* TIMING....RAIN AND SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TODAY
  THEN WILL TAPER OFF LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS NEAR 6000 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ALONG RIDGELINES AND ACROSS
  EXPOSED AREAS WILL CONTINUE TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING. WINDS OF
  25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH WILL OCCUR. GUSTS
  OVER 75 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER RIDGES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS THROUGH THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS TODAY INCLUDING IVIE
  CREEK SUMMIT ON I-70 AND SKYLINE DRIVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WINDS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN RESTRICTIONS IN
VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. 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.

&&

$$

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


Avalanche Warning


IDC007-041-231345-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER...LOGAN UTAH
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
640 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER...LOGAN UTAH HAS
ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST
IDAHO.

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS HAVE OVERLOADED PREEXISTING WEAK
SNOW. DANGEROUS HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE
LIKELY. AVOID TRAVEL ON AND BELOW STEEP SLOPES AND BENEATH
OBVIOUS OR HISTORICAL AVALANCHE PATHS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY
OPERATIONS.

UPDATES TO THE UTAH BULLETIN MAY BE FOUND AT
WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE
CENTER...LOGAN UTAH


$$


WEATHER INFORMATION ON-LINE 24-HOURS A DAY
(ALL LOWER-CASE LETTERS)

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO

UTZ007>010-517-231400-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
538 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR THE WASATCH...BEAR RIVER AND WESTERN
UINTA MOUNTAIN RANGES...THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND THE CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS.

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS HAVE CREATED A HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER.
HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES CONTINUE TO BE LIKELY
TODAY ON TERRAIN STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES ABOVE 8000 FEET.

PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID BEING ON OR BELOW ANY STEEP SNOW COVERED
SLOPES UNTIL AVALANCHE CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

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.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ005-230300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WI.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-141223T0300Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING
  HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ALONG I-80 ACROSS TOOELE COUNTY
  AND HIGHWAY 30 ACROSS NORTHWEST UTAH.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ012-230500-
/O.CON.KSLC.WI.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-141223T0500Z/
CASTLE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRICE...CASTLE DALE...EMERY
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...CASTLE COUNTRY INCLUDING PRICE AND CASTLE DALE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE EVENING BEFORE
  DIMINISHING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ALONG STATE ROUTE 10 THROUGH
  CARBON AND EMERY COUNTIES.

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.

&&

$$

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

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ019-518-230500-
/O.EXB.KSLC.WI.Y.0032.141223T0200Z-141223T2000Z/
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST GEORGE...LOA...PANGUITCH...
BRYCE CANYON
524 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MST TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE CANYONS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE MOUTHS OF NORTH TO
  SOUTH ORIENTED CANYONS IN WASHINGTON COUNTY THIS
  EVENING...PEAKING LATE TONIGHT. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
  DIMINISH AROUND MIDDAY TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST UTAH. WIND SENSITIVE
  OPERATIONS WILL BE AFFECTED.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
437 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

IDZ016-030-230200-
/O.EXT.KBOI.WI.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-141223T0200Z/
WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY-
437 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING
FOR THE WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY AND SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST SUSTAINED AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IN HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG NORTH-SOUTH
  ROADS WILL BE DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH...
OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
336 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

IDZ017-021-022-230400-
/O.CON.KPIH.WI.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-141223T0400Z/
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
POCATELLO...BLACKFOOT...OAKLEY
336 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...NOW UNTIL 900 PM MST. STRONGEST WIND SHOULD OCCUR
  FROM 200 PM UNTIL 500 PM.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...THE EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY AND THE LOWER
  SNAKE RIVER PLAIN...MAINLY ALONG THE INTERSTATE CORRIDOR FROM
  BURLEY TO POCATELLO. IT ALSO INCLUDES THE GOOSE CREEK...RAFT
  RIVER...AND ROCKLAND VALLEYS IN SOUTHERN IDAHO.

* IMPACTS...WIND THIS STRONG CAN MAKE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE
  DIFFICULT WHEN IT IS A CROSS WIND. THE ONLY MITIGATION IS TO
  DRIVE AT SLOWER SPEEDS. THE WIND CAN ALSO BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES... TREES...AND POWER LINES. SECURE LIGHT OBJECTS THAT
  ARE USUALLY KEPT OUTSIDE YOUR HOME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

NVZ033-040-230300-
/O.CON.KLKN.WI.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-141223T0300Z/
SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SILVER ZONE PASS...
WEST WENDOVER...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 5O MPH.

* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS: STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT...
  WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS EXPECTED ON WEST-EAST ORIENTED
  HIGHWAYS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 80 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 6.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

RLC

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1033 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL
NEVADA...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA.

NVZ014-230300-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-141223T0300Z/
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER
1033 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE
COUNTIES UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE IN NORMALLY WIND PRONE
  LOCATIONS. AT 10 AM PST...WINDS WERE GUSTING UP TO 50 MPH ON THE
  NEVADA NATIONAL SECURITY SITE...AND TO 38 MPH AT TONOPAH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL PEAK THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASE THIS
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY ON
  HIGHWAY 95 FROM NEAR TONOPAH TO BEATTY. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND
  DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY. LOOSE OBJECTS LEFT OUTSIDE MAY BE
  BLOWN AWAY INCLUDING CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

MORGAN


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
242 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

NVZ030-031-034>041-231100-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...
OWYHEE...LEE...RUBY LAKE...SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...
HARRISON PASS...ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...
GILLMAN SPRINGS...GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
242 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...INCREASING CONFIDENCE IN A WHITE CHRISTMAS...

A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE CHRISTMAS
EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING COLDER AIR AND
A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW. EXPECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 IN
VALLEYS AND 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TIMING AND LOCATION OF SNOW BANDS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD PLAN FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES
AND SNOW COVERED ROADS LATE CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
MOST HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 80...US HIGHWAYS 93...95 AND US HIGHWAY 50. STAY
TUNED FOR UPDATES.


VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION

$$

RLC

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
230 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-231100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
230 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...ARE YOU DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS?...

THE ATMOSPHERE IS SHAPING UP FOR A WHITE CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR. A WELL
DEVELOPED STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO TRACK EAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
ALTHOUGH THE EXACT TRACK OF THE STORM IS STILL RATHER UNCERTAIN.
HOWEVER...CONFIDENCE IS HIGH ENOUGH AT THIS TIME THAT SUFFICIENT
ENOUGH ATMOSPHERIC INGREDIENTS WILL COME TOGETHER TO PRODUCE A
LIKELIHOOD OF MEASURABLE SNOWFALL ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...WITH THE BULK OF THE
SNOWFALL FALLING ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

SNOWFALL TOTALS BY FRIDAY MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 6 TO 12
INCHES IN THE WESTERN WYOMING MOUNTAINS...AROUND 6 INCHES IN THE
WESTERN VALLEYS...5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS EAST OF THE DIVIDE
AND 2 TO 4 INCHES AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS EAST OF THE DIVIDE. DURING
THE NEXT FEW DAYS...THE FINER DETAILS OF THE STORM WILL UNFOLD.

IF YOU PLAN ON TRAVELING ON CHRISTMAS EVE OR CHRISTMAS DAY...BE
PREPARED FOR SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.
BRING EXTRA FOOD AND WATER ALONG WITH A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. TRY TO
REACH YOUR DESTINATION BEFORE THE SNOW FLIES IF AT ALL POSSIBLE SO
THAT YOU CAN ENJOY THE SNOWFALL IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR FRIENDS OR
FAMILIES HOME.







$$

LIPSON


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
402 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231100-
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-
402 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A MOIST STORM SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH THIS AFTERNOON WILL
DIMINISH THIS EVENING. ASSOCIATED STRONG WINDS OVER RIDGETOPS WILL
TEND TO WEAKEN THIS EVENING AS WELL.
STRONG WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHWEST UTAH DESERTS
TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...IMPACTING HIGHWAY 30 AND I-80.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER NORTHWEST UTAH AS WELL
AS CASTLE COUNTRY. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG STATE ROUTE 10
NEAR AND TO THE SOUTH OF PRICE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

STRONG WINDS MAY ALSO DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS WASHINGTON COUNTY IN
SOUTHWESTERN UTAH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS WASHINGTON
COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN UTAH TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

IT IS LOOKING MORE LIKELY THAT THERE WILL BE ACCUMULATING SNOW
ACROSS PRIMARILY NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO SPREAD
INTO THE AREA WITH THE SNOW.

COLD UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA AT TIMES FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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...
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-231300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY...MOVING INTO EASTERN WYOMING
THROUGH THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED BY
SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WIND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT...A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL
IMPACT THE REGION. SNOW STARTS IN THE WEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
SPREADS EAST OF THE DIVIDE CHRISTMAS DAY INTO CHRISTMAS NIGHT.
BASED ON THE CURRENT TRACK...SNOW AMOUNTS LOOK TO BE LIGHT...BUT
ENOUGH TO HAVE TRAVEL IMPACTS. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES TO THE
FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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