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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1113 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

UTZ007>009-240600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY
1113 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS OF
  NORTHERN UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 1
  TO 2 FEET...WITH GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE UPPER COTTONWOODS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LULL WILL LAST INTO
  TONIGHT. PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL REDEVELOP LATER
  TONIGHT.

* WINDS...PERIODS OF STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS...GUSTING IN
  EXCESS OF 50 MPH ALONG EXPOSED RIDGELINES...ARE POSSIBLE LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. THESE WINDS MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF NEW SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS
  MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL ROUTES THROUGH THESE MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING I-80 AND US-89. THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A MIXTURE OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG
WIND 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.

&&

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Avalanche Warning


UTZ007>009-241200-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
551 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

THE AVALANCHE WARNING FOR ALL MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH HAS BEEN
CONTINUED THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY. DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS
EXIST AT THE MID AND UPPER ELEVATIONS...WITH BOTH NATURAL AND
HUMAN TRIGGERED SLIDES LIKELY.

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.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
1113 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

UTZ006-010-240600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-141125T0000Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HUNTSVILLE...PARK CITY...HEBER CITY...
SCOFIELD
1113 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND THE WASATCH
  PLATEAU AND BOOK CLIFFS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WILL RANGE BETWEEN 6
  AND 12 INCHES. ACCUMULATIONS ALONG THE WASATCH PLATEAU WILL
  RANGE BETWEEN 8 AND 16 INCHES THROUGH MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON. THIS LULL WILL LAST INTO THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL
  REDEVELOP LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES ACROSS
  THE WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND THE WASATCH PLATEAU TONIGHT
  INTO MONDAY. THIS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL ROUTES THROUGH THESE
  AREAS INCLUDING I-80...US-40 AND US-6. THOSE CONTEMPLATING
  TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED AND PLAN
  ACCORDINGLY.

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.

&&

$$

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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1142 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-241400-
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-
1142 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

BRISK WINDS ACROSS NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN AND INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR.  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS. MORE LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW FOR THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL POSSIBLE IN THE
WESTERN AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. AREAS OF STRONG WEST WINDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY AND FRIDAY...POTENTIAL FOR SHARPLY COLDER AIR
FILTERING INTO THE NORTH AND EAST WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. STAY TUNED
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS AS WE FINE TUNE THE FORECAST FOR THE
UPCOMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...STRONG WIND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH AND
BLOWING SNOW LIMITING VISIBILITY OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
627 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-241300-
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 SUN NOV 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING SOUTH ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH WILL
GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE MID-MORNING HOURS. HEAVY SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED WHICH COULD GENERATE A COUPLE OF INCHES OF
NEW SNOW IN SHORT PERIODS OF TIME ALONG THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASATCH FRONT...AND OVER THE ADJACENT WASATCH MOUNTAINS.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL DECREASE IN INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE FOR
THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. A NEW WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL
MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO NORTHERN UTAH LATE TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM
GENERATE ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...AND ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASATCH
FRONT AND CACHE VALLEY.

WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN IN
EFFECT ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...
THOUGH THIS ADVISORY IS SCHEDULED TO END LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

THOSE CONTEMPLATING TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TODAY AND EARLY
MONDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WINTER
WEATHER AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY. THE NEW SNOW WILL ALSO INCREASE THE
AVALANCHE DANGER OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE SALT FLATS TODAY.
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 45 MPH WILL
EXIST THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE LAST PIECE TO THIS WEEKENDS WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT VALLEYS
INTO MONDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH
THE WASATCH RANGE...AS WELL AS THE ADJACENT BENCH AREAS ALONG THE
WASATCH FRONT AND IN THE CACHE VALLEY. LOCAL HEAVIER SNOWFALL
COULD ALSO DEVELOP IN THE LOWER VALLEYS SOUTHEAST OF THE GREAT
SALT LAKE.

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF MONDAY AFTERNOON AS THE STORM SYSTEM PUSHES
OFF TO THE SOUTHEAST. HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE WEST COAST EARLY IN
THE WEEK WILL EXPAND EAST ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN BY
MIDWEEK. AHEAD OF THIS HIGH PRESSURE LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW COULD
RETURN TO THE FAR NORTHERN PORTION OF UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING
ON TUESDAY. DRIER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH A CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION RETURNING
TO FAR NORTHERN UTAH LATE IN THE WEEK.

.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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