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Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-
Including the cities of St George, Kanab, Escalante, and Bullfrog
401 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM
MDT this evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park, South
Central Utah, and the Lake Powell area.
* WINDS...Southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
Winds will switch to the northwest late this afternoon in
Washington County but remain strong into the early evening.
* TIMING...Winds will strengthen by early afternoon and remain
strong into the early evening before diminishing.
* IMPACTS...Strong cross winds can be expected along east west
oriented roadways including portions of Highway 89 east of
Kanab. Strong winds will also result in choppy waters on Lake
Powell and other area lakes.
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.
The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety, operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
Tavaputs Plateau-La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
329 AM MDT Thu Mar 30 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM MDT SATURDAY...
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for moderate blowing snow, which is in
effect from 6 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Saturday.
* LOCATIONS...Mainly high elevation back country areas.
* TIMING...Scattered rain and snow showers will develop Thursday
afternoon with rain changing to all snow Thursday evening. The
snow will continue off an on through Saturday morning.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 to 10 inches.
* SNOW LEVEL...7,000 to 8,000 feet with greatest snow amounts
above 8,500 feet elevation.
* WINDS...East 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make back country travel difficult.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while