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Utah, Wasatch Mountains South of I-80

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:40 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this
evening above 7000 feet...

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

* Snow accumulations... storm totals of 10 to 20 inches...
primarily above about 7500 feet. Local amounts of over two
feet are possible above 8000 feet across the Wasatch Range.

* Timing... snow... heavy at times... will continue over the
mountains of northern Utah through the morning. The snow will
gradually decrease in intensity and areal coverage this
afternoon.

* Snow levels... snow levels will lower below 6000 feet this
morning.

* Winds... very strong northwest winds along ridgelines and across
exposed areas will continue today. Winds of 25 to 40 mph with
gusts in excess of 60 mph are expected. Gusts over 80 mph are
possible across the higher ridges above 11000 feet.

* Impacts... heavy snow along with the potential for significant
blowing and drifting of snow will make for hazardous travel
conditions through these mountain areas today. Travel across the
summits along major routes through the northern mountains will be
impacted at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 5:38 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 9:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Forest service Utah avalanche center.

This avalanche warning is for the Wasatch... Bear River and western
Uinta Mountain ranges... the Wasatch Plateau and the central Utah
mountains.

Heavy snow and strong winds have created a high avalanche danger.
Human triggered and natural avalanches continue to be likely
today on terrain steeper than 30 degrees above 8000 feet.

People should avoid being on or below any steep snow covered
slopes until avalanche conditions improve.

This warning does not include ski areas or highways where
avalanche control is normally done.

For more information visit www.Avalanche.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019.



538 am MST Mon Dec 22 2014

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Forest service Utah avalanche center.

This avalanche warning is for the Wasatch... Bear River and western
Uinta Mountain ranges... the Wasatch Plateau and the central Utah
mountains.

Heavy snow and strong winds have created a high avalanche danger.
Human triggered and natural avalanches continue to be likely
today on terrain steeper than 30 degrees above 8000 feet.

People should avoid being on or below any steep snow covered
slopes until avalanche conditions improve.

This warning does not include ski areas or highways where
avalanche control is normally done.

For more information visit www.Avalanche.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019.


Record Report

Statement as of 8:10 PM MST on December 21, 2014


... Record high maximum temperatures reported for December 21st...

Station new record old record year

Utah test range 51 43 1999

... Record high minimum temperatures reported for December 21st...

Station new record old record year

Provo byu 37 tied 37 1996
Utah test range 33 29 2000

... Record precipitation reported for December 21st...

Station new record old record year

Alta 2.10 1.51 1981
alpine 1.72 0.81 2010
Provo byu 1.11 1.10 1916
Utah test range 0.11 0.05 2006


Local Storm Report



12/21/2014 0800 PM

Snyderville, Summit County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by NWS employee.


            Two trees fell on a house causing minor damage.





12/21/2014 0400 PM

Snyderville, Summit County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Canyons - Condor - 8999 ft




12/21/2014 0645 PM

Brighton, Summit County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m60 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Park City - Jupiter - 10024 ft




12/21/2014 0750 PM

Keetley jct, Summit County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m64 mph, reported by mesonet.


            US-40 Mayflower Summit - 6929 ft




12/21/2014 0600 PM

Park City, Summit County.

Snow m7.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Park City Summit - 9300 ft




12/21/2014 0400 PM

Park City, Summit County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            The canyons - 8800 ft




12/21/2014 0821 am

Keetley jct, Summit County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by NWS employeerer.





12/21/2014 0245 PM

Snyderville, Summit County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Canyons - lookout - 8297 ft


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