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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
329 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WHITE CHRISTMAS ACROSS MUCH OF UTAH...

.A WINTER STORM WILL APPROACH UTAH FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...
THEN IMPACT MUCH OF THE STATE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. THE LEADING
COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE OVER NORTHWEST UTAH LATE TONIGHT...THEN
SWEEP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION ON CHRISTMAS DAY.
WIDESPREAD AND OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND
BEHIND THE FRONT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THIS
SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

UTZ001>004-014>016-250600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0010.141225T0900Z-141226T1900Z/
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOGAN...SMITHFIELD...BRIGHAM CITY...
OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...LEHI...PROVO...
NEPHI...MANTI...RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...
CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
329 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE VALLEYS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH
  INCLUDING THE WASATCH FRONT...THE CACHE VALLEY...THE SANPETE AND
  SEVIER VALLEYS...WEST CENTRAL UTAH AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES VALLEY FLOORS AND 5 TO 10
  INCHES BENCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA
  BY EARLY THURSDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
  EVENING THEN TURN SHOWERY LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
  WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON AREA ROADS WILL CREATE WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. THIS INCLUDES ALL MAJOR ROUTES ACROSS THE
  WESTERN VALLEYS OF UTAH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING
CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
329 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WHITE CHRISTMAS ACROSS MUCH OF UTAH...

.A WINTER STORM WILL APPROACH UTAH FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...
THEN IMPACT MUCH OF THE STATE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. THE LEADING
COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE OVER NORTHWEST UTAH LATE TONIGHT...THEN
SWEEP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION ON CHRISTMAS DAY.
WIDESPREAD AND OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND
BEHIND THE FRONT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THIS
SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

UTZ007>010-517-518-250600-
/O.CON.KSLC.WS.W.0010.141225T0900Z-141226T1900Z/
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...COVE FORT...KOOSHAREM...
FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON
329 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM THURSDAY TO
NOON MST FRIDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ON WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA
  BY EARLY THURSDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY
  EVENING THEN TURN SHOWERY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
  WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW ON AREA ROADS WILL CREATE WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. THIS INCLUDES ALL MAJOR ROUTES ACROSS THE
  MOUNTAINS OF UTAH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DRIVING
CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS. USE CAUTION. 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.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
155 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

NVZ015-250600-
/O.CON.KVEF.WW.Y.0008.141225T0600Z-141225T1800Z/
LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALIENTE...PIOCHE...PANACA...HIKO...
ALAMO...RACHEL
155 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LINCOLN COUNTY
FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY CHRISTMAS
  MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY MIDDAY.

* SNOW LEVEL: 7000 FT ON THIS EVENING DROPPING TO 3500 FT BY EARLY
  CHRISTMAS MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  ARE POSSIBLE NORTH OF PIOCHE.

* WINDS: OUT OF THE NORTH AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS: HEAVY SNOWFALL RATES COMBINED WITH STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOW ON
  ROADWAYS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL BE WORST ALONG US
  HIGHWAY 93 NORTH OF PIOCHE AND NEVADA HIGHWAY 318 NORTH OF
  HIKO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
PERIODS OF SNOW COMBINED WITH WINDS WILL CAUSE TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
208 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

AZZ503-507-508-512-513-251200-
/O.CON.KTWC.WI.Y.0014.141225T1700Z-141226T0400Z/
UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...
CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS
208 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MST
THURSDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MST
THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN ADVANCE OF AN
  APPROACHING PACIFIC TROUGH ON THURSDAY. THE MAIN IMPACTS FROM
  THE WINDS WILL BE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
  FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* TIMING...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE MID TO LATE
  MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS AS WELL AS INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  45 MPH WILL OCCUR OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH WIND SPEEDS
  OF 35 TO 45 MPH OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR
  55 MPH.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$


VISIT US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...YOUTUBE...AND AT WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
955 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

CAZ523>525-250315-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0041.141225T0600Z-141225T1800Z/
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-
INCLUDING...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...BAKER...
MOUNTAIN PASS...MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...
TWENTYNINE PALMS
955 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PST THURSDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE MOJAVE DESERT AND MORONGO
BASIN OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST
THURSDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50
  MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS FROM THE WEST WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND BE
  STRONGEST AROUND SUNRISE ON CHRISTMAS MORNING. WINDS WILL
  REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THE MORNING BUT GRADUALLY BEGIN TO
  TAPER OFF IN THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS: BAKER...BARSTOW...FT IRWIN...YUCCA VALLEY...
  TWENTYNINE PALMS AS WELL AS ALONG INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AND
  PORTIONS OF CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY 62.

* IMPACTS: PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  DUE TO CROSSWINDS. REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL ALSO BE PREVALENT
  AT TIMES WITH BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING AND CHECK FOR WEATHER UPDATES ON
CONDITIONS ALONG YOUR ROUTE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
955 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

CAZ522-NVZ014-016>020-022-250315-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0041.141225T0600Z-141225T1800Z/
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...FURNACE CREEK...SHOSHONE...BEATTY...
GOLDFIELD...SILVER PEAK...DYER...MESQUITE...OVERTON...MOAPA...
PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS...DESERT ROCK...AMARGOSA VALLEY...
THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...RED ROCK...LAS VEGAS...
NORTH LAS VEGAS...HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...SUMMERLIN...NELLIS...
MOUNTAINS EDGE...SEVEN HILLS...BLUE DIAMOND...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...
CAL-NEV-ARI
955 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PST THURSDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF SOUTHERN NEVADA AND
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST
THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 TO 50
  MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS FROM THE NORTH WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND BE
  STRONGEST AFTER 2 AM CHRISTMAS MORNING. WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY
  THROUGH THE MORNING BUT GRADUALLY BEGIN TO TAPER OFF IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS: LAS VEGAS...SPRING MOUNTAINS...BOULDER CITY...
  MESQUITE...PAHRUMP VALLEY...BEATTY...PRIMM VALLEY...DEATH
  VALLEY AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 95 AND INTERSTATE 15 IN NEVADA.

* IMPACTS: PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  DUE TO CROSSWINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING
  DUST. WINDS MAY ALSO CAUSE SMALL TREES TO TOPPLE AND LOOSE
  CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS TO BLOW AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING AND CHECK FOR WEATHER UPDATES ON
CONDITIONS ALONG YOUR ROUTE.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC027-260500-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1012 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR YUMA COUNTY THURSDAY...

AN AIRBORNE COARSE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED
FOR YUMA COUNTY FOR THURSDAY.

AN EPISODE OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS IS FORECAST TO GENERATE
WIDESPREAD BLOWING DUST THAT MAY RESULT IN LOCAL COARSE PARTICLE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

COARSE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-10 - IS AN AIR
CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL...STABILIZE LOOSE SOILS...SLOW DOWN OR AVOID
TRAVEL ON DIRT ROADS...REDUCE OR ELIMINATE FIREPLACE USE...AND AVOID
USING GAS-POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT.

$$

AIR QUALITY ALERT
AZC013-260400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
915 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS
EXTENDED AN AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE
GREATER PHOENIX AREA THROUGH THURSDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT ONGOING STAGNANT WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
EXISTING AIRBORNE FINE PARTICLE LEVELS MAY RESULT IN LOCAL FINE
PARTICLE CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH
EFFECTS INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

FINE PARTICULATE MATTER - ALSO KNOWN AS PM-2.5 - IS AN AIR
CONTAMINANT THAT CAN AGGRAVATE HEART AND LUNG DISEASE CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY IN OLDER ADULTS...CHILDREN...AND THOSE WITH ASTHMA. A
DECREASE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

THIS IS A NO BURN DAY. FIREPLACE USE AND OUTDOOR BURNING IS
PROHIBITED. CONSOLIDATE YOUR TRAVEL AND AVOID USING GAS-POWERED LAWN
EQUIPMENT.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
654 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

AZZ004-006-007-009-011-015>017-039-250700-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-COCONINO PLATEAU-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-
EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-BLACK MESA AREA-
654 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ARIZONA...NORTHEAST ARIZONA AND WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER THE KAIBAB PLATEAU REGION
OF NORTHWESTERN ARIZONA LATER THIS EVENING. PERIODS LOW VISIBILITY
AND LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
SNOW SHOWERS WILL SPREAD ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA ON THURSDAY WITH
WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADWAYS. PERIODS OF LOW
VISIBILITY AND LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

RB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
541 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-251300-
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-
541 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW TO MOST OF THE
WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA BEGINNING AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT ALONG WITH
COLDER TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THE SNOW WILL
SPREAD OVER THE MOUNTAINS BEFORE DAWN THURSDAY.

THIS SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS HEADING
INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING ON ALL MAJOR ROUTES ACROSS THE WESTERN
OUTLOOK AREA OUTSIDE OF THE LOWEST SOUTHERN VALLEYS AND THROUGH
ALL MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL...COLDER TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH
OF THE OUTLOOK AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY OUTSIDE OF THE LOWEST
SOUTHERN VALLEYS. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED UP AND DOWN
THE I-15 CORRIDOR AND IN THE ADJACENT MOUNTAINS FROM THE IDAHO
BORDER SOUTH TO NEAR CEDAR CITY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW COULD CONTINUE ACROSS MAINLY THE NORTHERN AND
WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

THERE IS A THREAT OF ADDITIONAL SNOW FOR MAINLY THE NORTHERN AND
WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA STARTING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COLD THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
506 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

NMZ501>540-251300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
506 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SNOW SHOWERS OVER NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO CHRISTMAS DAY WILL EXPAND
ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO CHRISTMAS NIGHT...AND
SHIFT TO NORTHERN AND NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO ON FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
NIGHT.

A SECOND ROUND OF SNOW WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD FROM COLORADO ACROSS
EASTERN NEW MEXICO MONDAY NIGHT...AND EXPAND ACROSS ALL OF NEW
MEXICO TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

SHY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
355 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251100-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
355 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING FOG WILL PERSIST IN VALLEY BOTTOMS UNTIL ABOUT
9 AM MST THIS MORNING. LATE TONIGHT SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL
DEVELOP OVER EASTERN UTAH AND MOVE EAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CHRISTMAS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST UTAH AND
WESTERN COLORADO. A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...BRINGING THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS AND LIGHT SNOW TO MOST
VALLEYS. HOLIDAY TRAVEL MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED...ESPECIALLY
OVER ALL HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ALONG INTERSTATE 70...WHERE
ROADS MAY BECOME ICY AND SNOWPACKED.

SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WILL SEE ANOTHER STORM MOVING INTO UTAH AND
COLORADO FROM THE NORTH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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CUOCO

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