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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:01 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning for in effect from midnight tonight to 6
PM MST Monday above 7000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a
Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and strong winds above 7000
feet for the central Utah mountains... which is in effect from
midnight tonight to 6 PM MST Monday.

* Affected area... the Wasatch Plateau

* snow accumulations... storm totals of 8-16 inches... primarily
above about 8500 feet.

* Timing... .rain and snow will be heavy at times Sunday through
Monday... then gradually decrease in intensity and areal coverage
late Monday afternoon.

* Snow levels... snow levels at the beginning of the storm will
be near 6000 feet. Snow levels will rise to near 7500 to 8000
feet Sunday morning and remain high Sunday night then lower
again below 6000 feet on Monday.

* Winds... strong northwest winds will develop along ridgelines
and across exposed areas by Sunday morning. Winds of 25 to 35
mph with gusts in excess of 50 mph are expected. Gusts over 75
mph are possible across the higher ridges.

* Impacts... heavy snow along with the potential for significant
blowing and drifting of snow will make for hazardous travel
conditions at higher elevations throughout this storm. Travel on
roads above 8000 feet will be impacted.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:20 PM MST on December 20, 2014


... Preliminary storm information...

Below are 24-hour precipitation reports through 1 PM.

***** Precip reports ***** time snow precip

... Cache Valley/Utah portion...
Wellsville - 4665 ft 12 PM Sat 0.14
Mendon - 4524 ft 12 PM Sat 0.09
Lewiston - 4514 ft 12 PM Sat 0.08
Richmond udot - 4551 ft 12 PM Sat 0.08
Logan - 4806 ft 12 PM Sat 0.05
Hyde Park - 4515 ft 9 am Sat 0.02

... Northern Wasatch front...
Brigham City - 4400 ft 12 PM Sat 0.28
Beus Canyon - 5100 ft 12 PM Sat 0.22
West Point - 4350 ft 12 PM Sat 0.21
Clinton - 4337 ft 12 PM Sat 0.21
South Ogden - 4780 ft 12 PM Sat 0.19
Layton - 4770 ft 12 PM Sat 0.17
Roy - 4373 ft 12 PM Sat 0.15
Tremonton - 4331 ft 12 PM Sat 0.14
Corinne - 4238 ft 12 PM Sat 0.14
Bothwell - 4469 ft 12 PM Sat 0.14
Harrisville udot - 4311 ft 12 PM Sat 0.14
Ogden - Hinckley Airport - 4468 ft 12 PM Sat 0.13
Riverside udot - 4416 ft 12 PM Sat 0.13
Clearfield udot - 4685 ft 12 PM Sat 0.13
northeast Ogden bench - 4560 ft 10 am Sat 0.12
Hill Air Force Base - 4787 ft 12 PM Sat 0.11
Syracuse - 4255 ft 12 PM Sat 0.11
Kaysville - 4413 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10
Fruit Heights - 4590 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10
Bountiful bench - 5114 ft 12 PM Sat 0.09
Garland 1 se - 4328 ft 8 am Sat 0.08
Fruit Heights - 4802 ft 7 am Sat 0.08
Farmington - 4226 ft 12 PM Sat 0.06
Centerville - 4216 ft 12 PM Sat 0.05
Thatcher - 4292 ft 8 am Sat 0.05

... Salt Lake and Tooele valleys...
Salt Lake Intl Airport - 4226 ft 1 PM Sat 0.03

... Southern Wasatch front...
Orem - 4728 ft 12 PM Sat 0.05
American Fork - 4623 ft 7 am Sat 0.03
Lehi - 4800 ft 7 am Sat 0.02

... Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains...
mining Fork - 8000 ft 12 PM Sat 0.40
Rocky Basin-settleme - 8900 ft 8 am Sat 0.30
Blue Creek - 5170 ft 12 PM Sat 0.17
Snowville (west) - 4443 ft 12 PM Sat 0.11
Dry Fork - 7160 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10
Rosebud - 4987 ft 12 PM Sat 0.08
Salt Flats - 4265 ft 12 PM Sat 0.06
Snowville (south) - 4812 ft 12 PM Sat 0.05
Snowville - 4560 ft 7 am Sat 0.05

... Wasatch Mountain valleys...
Morgan - 5092 ft 9 am Sat 0.4 0.05
Weber river near Morgan - 4800 ft 12 PM Sat 0.18
Eden - 4947 ft 7 am Sat 0.15
Huntsville - 5059 ft 12 PM Sat 0.08
Deer Creek dam - 5270 ft 5 am Sat 0.02

... Wasatch mountains I-80 north...
snowbasin mid bowl - 7402 ft 6 am Sat 3.0 0.31
Powder Mountain 5 am Sat 3.0 0.23
Huntsville 7 NE - 5991 ft 7 am Sat 2.0 0.02
Ben Lomond peak - 8000 ft 12 PM Sat 0.70
Tony Grove Lake - 8400 ft 12 PM Sat 0.50
Farmington - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.40
Farmington lower - 6779 ft 12 PM Sat 0.30
Parrish creek - 7740 ft 12 PM Sat 0.30
Horse Ridge - 8160 ft 12 PM Sat 0.20
Lookout Peak - 8200 ft 12 PM Sat 0.20
Temple Fork - 7406 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Klondike Narrows - 7400 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
usu doc Daniel - 8271 ft 6 am Sat 0.20

... Wasatch mountains south of I-80...
Brighton crest - 9500 ft 7 am Sat 3.0 0.33
Alta udot - 8799 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.16
Park City Summit - 9300 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.10
Solitude - 8200 ft 5 am Sat 2.0 0.16
Alta - Collins - 9662 ft 12 PM Sat 1.5 0.22
the canyons - 8800 ft 7 am Sat 1.0 0.07
Provo Canyon - 6100 ft 6 am Sat 1.0 0.07
big Cottonwood Spruces - 7402 ft 6 am Sat 1.0 0.08
timpanogos Divide - 8140 ft 8 am Sat 0.40
Brighton - 8750 ft 12 PM Sat 0.30
Sundance - Mid Mountain - 7503 ft 12 PM Sat 0.21
Snowbird - 9640 ft 12 PM Sat 0.20
Thaynes Canyon - 9200 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Alta - base - 8560 ft 12 PM Sat 0.15
Deer Valley - Ontario - 9100 ft 12 PM Sat 0.11

... Western Uinta Mountains...
lakefork #1 - 10100 ft 9 am Sat 0.50
hewinta - 9500 ft 9 am Sat 0.40
blacks Fork jct - 8870 ft 8 am Sat 0.30
chepeta - 10300 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
ef blacks Fork gs - 9308 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Five Points Lake - 10920 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Hole-In-Rock - 9150 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
lakefork basin - 10900 ft 8 am Sat 0.20
Heber City 6 E - 8284 ft 7 am Sat 0.14

... Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs...
Mammoth-Cottonwood - 8800 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Indian Canyon - 9100 ft 9 am Sat 0.20
Clear Creek #2 - 8300 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10
Daniels-Strawberry - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Strawberry Divide - 8400 ft 8 am Sat 0.10
timberline - 8684 ft 6 am Sat 0.10

... Central Utah mountains...
Black Flat-u.M. Ck - 9400 ft 9 am Sat 0.30
Red Pine Ridge - 9200 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10

... Southern Utah mountains...
Boulder - 7171 ft 6 am Sat 0.1 0.02
Castle Valley - 9580 ft 12 PM Sat 0.10
Little Grassy - 6100 ft 9 am Sat 0.10
Agua Canyon - 8890 ft 9 am Sat 0.07
Buck Flat - 8000 ft 9 am Sat 0.06



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