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San Rafael Swell-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-
Including the cities of Green River, Hanksville, Delta, Fillmore,
Beaver, Cedar City, Milford, St George, Kanab, Escalante,
248 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday.
* AFFECTED AREA...West-central and southwest Utah, Utah's Dixie
and Zion National Park, south-central Utah, the Glen Canyon
Recreation Area, and the San Rafael Swell.
* WINDS...Southwest winds 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Winds increasing late Thursday morning, becoming strong
and gusty by Thursday afternoon. Winds will decrease Thursday
evening, while turning northwesterly across west-central and
* IMPACTS...Crosswinds may impact travel along east-west routes
such as Highway 50 across western Utah, Highway 89 across far
southern Utah, I-70 across the San Rafael Swell, and portions of
I-15 across southwest Utah. Occasional reductions in visibility
may be possible in blowing dust.
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.
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Debeque to Silt Corridor-Central Colorado River Basin-
Southeast Utah-Arches/Grand Flat-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
908 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle,
Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Blanding, Moab, Castle
Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park,
and Fry Canyon.
* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach
maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.
A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected
or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use
People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart
disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay
indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion
due to wind-blown dust.