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Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-
Including the cities of Salt Lake City, Tooele, Wendover,
201 PM MDT Wed Mar 21 2018
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM to 9 PM MDT Thursday.
* AFFECTED AREA...The Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys as well as the
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains.
* WINDS...South winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
* TIMING...Winds will strengthen Thursday morning and peak
Thursday afternoon, before tapering off Thursday evening.
* IMPACTS...Significant crosswinds are expected to impact travel
along east to west oriented routes including I-80. High profile
and lightweight vehicles will be most susceptible to these
strong winds. Isolated areas of blowing dust are possible, which
could reduce visibilities to under 1 mile at times.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or is occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Vehicles,
especially high profile vehicles, can be difficult to control at
times in high winds. Motorists should take extra caution,
especially while crossing bridges, overpasses, and unsheltered