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MTC061-063-081-230700-

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
806 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

THE WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF WEST CENTRAL
MONTANA. FOR THE COMPLETE BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING DETAILING
SPECIFIC TIME AND LOCATION SEE WWW.MISSOULAAVALANCHE.ORG OR CALL
406-549-4488.

RECREATIONALISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN VENTURING INTO THE
BACKCOUNTRY UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

THIS INFORMATION HAS BEEN TRANSMITTED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AT THE REQUEST OF THE WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AVALANCHE
CENTER.

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Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
251 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-231200-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...BICKLETON...GOLDENDALE
251 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN TO THE TWO STATE AREA WEDNESDAY
AND COLDER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO LOWER TO NEAR 4000 FEET BY
WEDNESDAY EVENING AND LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA
MOUNTAINS. THE SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ALONG INTERSTATE 84 IN THE
BLUE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS INTERSTATE 90 ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF
THE WASHINGTON CASCADES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MOTORISTS TRAVELING
DURING THE HOLIDAY MAY EXPERIENCE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ALONG THESE
ROADWAYS.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
242 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

NVZ030-031-034>041-231100-
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...
OWYHEE...LEE...RUBY LAKE...SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...
HARRISON PASS...ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...
GILLMAN SPRINGS...GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
242 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...INCREASING CONFIDENCE IN A WHITE CHRISTMAS...

A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE CHRISTMAS
EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING COLDER AIR AND
A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW. EXPECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 IN
VALLEYS AND 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TIMING AND LOCATION OF SNOW BANDS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD PLAN FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES
AND SNOW COVERED ROADS LATE CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
MOST HIGHWAYS ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 80...US HIGHWAYS 93...95 AND US HIGHWAY 50. STAY
TUNED FOR UPDATES.


VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ELKO FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION

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RLC


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
402 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231100-
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-
402 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A MOIST STORM SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH THIS AFTERNOON WILL
DIMINISH THIS EVENING. ASSOCIATED STRONG WINDS OVER RIDGETOPS WILL
TEND TO WEAKEN THIS EVENING AS WELL.
STRONG WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHWEST UTAH DESERTS
TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...IMPACTING HIGHWAY 30 AND I-80.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER NORTHWEST UTAH AS WELL
AS CASTLE COUNTRY. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG STATE ROUTE 10
NEAR AND TO THE SOUTH OF PRICE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

STRONG WINDS MAY ALSO DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS WASHINGTON COUNTY IN
SOUTHWESTERN UTAH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS WASHINGTON
COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN UTAH TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

IT IS LOOKING MORE LIKELY THAT THERE WILL BE ACCUMULATING SNOW
ACROSS PRIMARILY NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO SPREAD
INTO THE AREA WITH THE SNOW.

COLD UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA AT TIMES FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.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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