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Utah, Utah's Dixie and Zion National Park

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:01 AM MDT on March 30, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM MDT
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM
MDT this evening.

* Affected area... utahs Dixie and Zion National Park, south
central Utah, and the Lake Powell area.

* Winds... southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
Winds will switch to the northwest late this afternoon in
Washington County but remain strong into the early evening.

* Timing... winds will strengthen by early afternoon and remain
strong into the early evening before diminishing.

* Impacts... strong cross winds can be expected along east west
oriented roadways including portions of Highway 89 east of
Kanab. Strong winds will also result in choppy waters on Lake
Powell and other area lakes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31
mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists in the advisory
area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can
make driving difficult.

The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety, operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.



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