Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
549 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-061200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
549 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONCENTRATE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF UTAH THIS MORNING. THESE SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE
WIDESPREAD AND LOCALLY HEAVY ACROSS SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN UTAH SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP
OVER AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN LATE THIS MORNING...WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FOR THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A NEW PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH OUT OF THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST AND INTO CENTRAL CALIFORNIA BY THURSDAY. DRIER AIR AHEAD
OF THE STORM WILL SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA WEDNESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY.

THE STORM WILL TURN EAST FROM CALIFORNIA AND CROSS THE SOUTHERN
GREAT BASIN BEGINNING FRIDAY. VALLEY RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW
WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA LATE FRIDAY...THEN CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH. HIGHER
MOUNTAIN ELEVATIONS WILL SEE ACCUMULATING SNOWS THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

THE STORM WILL BEGIN TO WIND DOWN LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WITH
LINGERING SHOWERS DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL
RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA TO START THE NEW WEEK.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX


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