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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1200 PM MST WED JUL 30 2014

AZZ020>023-025>028-CAZ031>033-311200-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140801T0300Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...QUARTZSITE...
SALOME...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...PHOENIX...
FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...YUMA...TACNA...WELLTON...GILA BEND...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...FLORENCE...BLYTHE...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...EL CENTRO
1200 PM MST WED JUL 30 2014 /1200 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE LOWER DESERTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA AND
  SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING PHOENIX...YUMA...AND EL
  CENTRO.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS RANGING FROM 110 TO 115.
  OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S.

* IMPACTS...FOR THOSE WHO WORK OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS OR THOSE
  WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING...ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY...
  THERE WILL BE HIGH POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS ILLNESS FROM HEAT
  EXPOSURE IF PROPER EXTRA PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER LEAVE KIDS OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS. DRINK MORE WATER
THAN USUAL AND AVOID ALCOHOL...SUGAR...AND CAFFEINE. WHEN
OUTDOORS...WEAR LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING AND A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT TO
KEEP YOUR HEAD AND BODY COOLER. TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN
SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. PUBLIC PLACES WITH AIR
CONDITIONING INCLUDE LIBRARIES...COMMUNITY CENTERS...GOVERNMENT
BUILDINGS...MALLS...AND SPECIAL REFUGE STATIONS.

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT ILLNESS. EARLY SYMPTOMS
INCLUDE THINGS SUCH AS HEADACHE...THIRST...AND MUSCLE CRAMPS.
SERIOUS SYMPTOMS INCLUDE WEAKNESS...SKIN THAT IS COOL TO THE
TOUCH...FAST BUT WEAK PULSE...NAUSEA...AND FAINTING. SEVERE
SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HOT AND RED DRY SKIN...FAST AND STRONG PULSE...
SWEATING THAT HAS STOPPED...AND UNCONSCIOUSNESS. UNTREATED HEAT
ILLNESS CAN LEAD TO FATAL HEAT STROKE.

STAY COOL...STAY HYDRATED...STAY INFORMED.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
620 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-311200-
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-
620 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE OVER THE NORTHERN PORTION OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA WILL PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING AGAIN TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY AND
INTENSE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FROM THE STRONGER SHOWERS AND STORMS
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. SHOWERS WILL LINGER
ACROSS MAINLY NORTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING LATE TONIGHT.

ACROSS SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS MORNING
WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP...WITH THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS
GENERATING HEAVY RAIN...ESPECIALLY OVER AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.
BURN SCARS EXPOSED TO ANY OF THIS HEAVY RAIN MAY EXPERIENCE
DEBRIS FLOWS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A NEW WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE
SOUTHWEST...ARRIVING LATE THURSDAY. NORTHWEST UTAH WILL BE IN
LINE FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
WITH PRECIPITATION SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL PERSIST INTO
FRIDAY MORNING...THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE FROM THE WEST LATE IN THE
DAY.

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND WILL LIMIT ANY SHOWERS AND STORMS TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN
SATURDAY. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING NORTH OUT
OF WESTERN ARIZONA LATE IN THE WEEKEND WILL BRING A RENEWED THREAT
FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY RAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.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 GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-311145-
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-
545 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO REDEVELOP THIS MORNING
BECOMING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY OVER
HIGHER TERRAIN AND THE NORTH. THE STRONGEST CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE
OF GENERATING LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION TO HEAVY RAIN...
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40
MPH...SMALL HAIL...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING...WITH ONLY A FEW
REMAINING OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY-FRIDAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN
DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
WIDESPREAD...AND RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS HEAVY AS DURING THE
EARLY PART OF THE WEEK. A SLIGHT UPTICK IN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ON FRIDAY.

SUNDAY-TUESDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER MONSOONAL
SURGE LATE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. AS A RESULT...SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD WITH CELLS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN MORE PREVALENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

EH/NL


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
858 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

UTZ013-016-019>021-518-310430-
SAN RAFAEL SWELL-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-
858 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE CONTINUING TO DEVELOP THIS
EVENING...MOVING EAST OVER PARTS OF SOUTHERN UTAH. AT 855 PM THE
STRONGEST ACTIVITY WAS BETWEEN BOULDER AND THE WESTERN FLANK OF
CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK. BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING MAY ACCOMPANY SOME OF THESE STORMS...AS WELL AS THE
CONTINUED THREAT OF POSSIBLE HEAVY RUNOFF IN WASHES AND SLOT
CANYONS OF CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK.

$$

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

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