SALT LAKE County, Utah
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Avalanche Warning
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
UTZ005-230300-
/O.CON.KSLC.WI.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-141223T0300Z/
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE
1254 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 AFTERNOON
BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
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.

&&

$$

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