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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:01 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 6 PM MST Monday above 7000 feet...

* affected area... the Wasatch and western Uinta Mountain ranges
and the northwestern portions of the Wasatch Plateau.

* Snow accumulations... accumulations of 10 to 20 inches...
primarily above about 7500 feet. Locally greater amounts are
possible above 8000 feet across the Wasatch Range.

* Timing... snow will increase across the Wasatch mountains
tonight... then spread south and east across the remainder of
the northern mountains by early Sunday. Rain and snow will
continue heavy at times Sunday through early Monday... then
gradually decrease in intensity and areal coverage Monday
afternoon.

* Snow levels... snow levels at the beginning of the storm will
be near 6000 feet. Snow levels will rise to near 7500 to 8000
feet Sunday morning and remain high Sunday night then lower
again below 6000 feet on Monday.

* Winds... strong northwest winds will develop along ridgelines
and across exposed areas by Sunday morning. Winds of 25 to 35
mph with gusts in excess of 50 mph are expected. Gusts over 75
mph are possible across the higher ridges.

* Impacts... heavy snow along with the potential for significant
blowing and drifting of snow will make for hazardous travel
conditions at higher elevations throughout this storm. Travel
across the summits along major routes through the northern
mountains will be initially impacted tonight into early Sunday
then snow levels will rise above most of these passes Sunday
morning reducing or ending the impact.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means a mixture of heavy snow and strong
winds are 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.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:59 AM MST on December 20, 2014


... Preliminary storm information...

Below are precipitation reports over the last 24 hours...

***** precip reports ***** time snow
precip

... Cache Valley/Utah portion...
Wellsville - 4665 ft 9 am Sat 0.05
Richmond - 4576 ft 6 am Sat 0.03

... Northern Wasatch front...
Clinton - 4337 ft 9 am Sat 0.17
Beus Canyon - 5100 ft 9 am Sat 0.17
West Point - 4350 ft 9 am Sat 0.15
Brigham City - 4364 ft 6 am Sat 0.14
Brigham City - 4400 ft 9 am Sat 0.13
Ogden - Hinckley Airport - 4468 ft 9 am Sat 0.12
Layton - 4770 ft 9 am Sat 0.12
Brigham City - 4590 ft 9 am Sat 0.12
Roy - 4373 ft 9 am Sat 0.11
Layton - 4468 ft 9 am Sat 0.11
Harrisville udot - 4311 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Hill Air Force Base - 4787 ft 9 am Sat 0.09
Corinne - 4238 ft 9 am Sat 0.09
Clearfield udot - 4685 ft 9 am Sat 0.09
Kaysville - 4413 ft 9 am Sat 0.08
Ogden - 4285 ft 9 am Sat 0.08
Garland 1 se - 4328 ft 8 am Sat 0.08
Fruit Heights - 4802 ft 7 am Sat 0.08
Tremonton - 4331 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Syracuse - 4255 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Riverside udot - 4416 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Bothwell - 4469 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Fruit Heights - 4590 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
North Ogden - 4392 ft 7 am Sat 0.06
Bountiful bench - 4990 ft 9 am Sat 0.05
Thatcher - 4292 ft 8 am Sat 0.05
West Bountiful - 4231 ft 8 am Sat 0.03
West Weber - 4248 ft 7 am Sat 0.03

... Southern Wasatch front...
American Fork - 4623 ft 7 am Sat 0.03
Lehi - 4800 ft 7 am Sat 0.02

... Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains...
mining Fork - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.30
Rocky Basin-settleme - 8900 ft 8 am Sat 0.30
Blue Creek - 5170 ft 9 am Sat 0.12
Dry Fork - 7160 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Snowville (west) - 4443 ft 9 am Sat 0.05
Salt Flats - 4265 ft 9 am Sat 0.05
Snowville - 4560 ft 7 am Sat 0.05

... Wasatch Mountain valleys...
Eden - 4947 ft 7 am Sat 0.15
Weber river near Morgan - 4800 ft 9 am Sat 0.09

... Wasatch mountains I-80 north...
snowbasin mid bowl - 7402 ft 6 am Sat 3.0 0.31
Powder Mountain 5 am Sat 3.0 0.23
Ben Lomond peak - 8000 ft 8 am Sat 0.50
Farmington - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.40
Tony Grove Lake - 8400 ft 8 am Sat 0.40
Parrish creek - 7740 ft 9 am Sat 0.30
Farmington lower - 6779 ft 9 am Sat 0.30
Temple Fork - 7406 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Klondike Narrows - 7400 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
usu doc Daniel - 8271 ft 6 am Sat 0.20
Horse Ridge - 8160 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Monte Cristo - 8960 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Lookout Peak - 8200 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Louis Meadow - 6700 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Lightning Ridge - 8215 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Dry Bread Pond - 8350 ft 9 am Sat 0.10

... Wasatch mountains south of I-80...
Brighton crest - 9500 ft 7 am Sat 3.0 0.33
Alta udot - 8799 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.16
Park City Summit - 9300 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.10
Solitude - 8200 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.16
Alta - Collins - 9662 ft 9 am Sat 1.5 0.19
the canyons - 8800 ft 7 am Sat 1.0 0.07
Provo Canyon - 6100 ft 6 am Sat 1.0 0.07
big Cottonwood Spruces - 7402 ft 6 am Sat 1.0 0.08
Brighton - 8750 ft 9 am Sat 0.30
Thaynes Canyon - 9200 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Sundance - Mid Mountain - 7503 ft 9 am Sat 0.19
Alta - guard house - 8799 ft 9 am Sat 0.18
Alta - base - 8560 ft 9 am Sat 0.14
Snowbird - 9640 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
mill-d north - 8960 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Cascade Mountain - 7768 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Deer Valley - Ontario - 9100 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
timpanogos cave - 7999 ft 9 am Sat 0.06

... Western Uinta Mountains...
lakefork #1 - 10100 ft 9 am Sat 0.50
hewinta - 9500 ft 9 am Sat 0.40
blacks Fork jct - 8870 ft 8 am Sat 0.30
chepeta - 10300 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
lakefork basin - 10900 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Hole-In-Rock - 9150 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Five Points Lake - 10920 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
ef blacks Fork gs - 9308 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Heber City 6 E - 8284 ft 7 am Sat 0.14
Brown Duck - 10600 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Trial Lake - 9960 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Smith & Morehouse - 7600 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Beaver Divide - 8280 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Chalk creek #2 - 8200 ft 8 am Sat 0.10
Rock Creek - 7900 ft 8 am Sat 0.10
Norway - 8280 ft 9 am Sat 0.05
Norway - 8280 ft 9 am Sat 0.05

... Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs...
Indian Canyon - 9100 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Mammoth-Cottonwood - 8800 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Daniels-Strawberry - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Clear Creek #2 - 8300 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Strawberry Divide - 8400 ft 8 am Sat 0.10
timberline - 8684 ft 6 am Sat 0.10
Five Mile - 7480 ft 9 am Sat 0.07

... Central Utah mountains...
Black Flat-u.M. Ck - 9400 ft 9 am Sat 0.30

... Southern Utah mountains...
Little Grassy - 6100 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Boulder - 7171 ft 6 am Sat 0.1 0.02
Agua Canyon - 8890 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Buck Flat - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.06



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