Watches & Alerts

  • Wind Advisory

    Expiring:
    04/25/2014 09:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Beaver, UT; Emery, UT; Garfield, UT; Iron, UT; Juab, UT; Kane, UT; Millard, UT; San Juan, UT; Sanpete, UT; Sevier, UT; Utah, UT; Washington, UT; Wayne, UT

    UTZ015-016-250600-
    /O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0017.140425T1600Z-140426T0300Z/
    WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...
    CEDAR CITY...MILFORD
    259 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014
    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
    ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
    * TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER FRIDAY MORNING AND
    INCREASE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE LATE
    EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...STRONG AND GUSTY CROSS WINDS MAY IMPACT
    TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY ON EAST WEST ROUTES IN THE AREA.
    VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED IN AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.
    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.

  • Winter Storm Watch

    Expiring:
    04/27/2014 06:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Daggett, UT; Grand, UT; San Juan, UT; Uintah, UT

    URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
    331 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014
    COZ009-012-017>019-UTZ023-028-251045-
    /O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0012.140426T1200Z-140428T0000Z/
    GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
    UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
    NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
    EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...
    MARBLE...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
    SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...
    MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
    331 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
    SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A LATE-
    SEASON WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
    MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    * TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA SATURDAY
    MORNING. GREATEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT
    WITH PRECIPITATION DECREASING FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY
    EVENING.
    * SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 9000 FEET ON SATURDAY THEN LOWERING TO
    MOUNTAIN BASES SATURDAY NIGHT.
    * WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH SATURDAY BECOMING
    NORTHWEST BY SUNDAY.
    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVIER
    SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...ROADS WILL LIKELY BECOME SLUSHY AND EVENTUALLY
    SNOWPACKED SATURDAY NIGHT...HINDERING TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN
    PASSES.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
    SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
    CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

  • Wind Advisory

    Expiring:
    04/25/2014 09:00pm
    Areas affected:
    Beaver, UT; Emery, UT; Garfield, UT; Iron, UT; Juab, UT; Kane, UT; Millard, UT; San Juan, UT; Sanpete, UT; Sevier, UT; Utah, UT; Washington, UT; Wayne, UT

    URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
    259 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014
    UTZ013-014-019>021-250600-
    /O.NEW.KSLC.WI.Y.0017.140425T1600Z-140426T0300Z/
    SAN RAFAEL SWELL-SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-
    UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
    GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...MANTI...
    RICHFIELD...ST GEORGE...KANAB...ESCALANTE...BULLFROG
    259 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014
    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
    ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH INCLUDING
    THE SAN RAFAEL SWELL...THE SANPETE AND SEVIER VALLEYS...UTAHS
    DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK AND THE LAKE POWELL AREA.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
    * TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER FRIDAY MORNING AND
    INCREASE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE LATE
    EVENING.
    * IMPACTS...STRONG AND GUSTY CROSS WINDS MAY IMPACT
    TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY ON EAST WEST ROUTES IN THE AREA. BOATERS ON
    AREA LAKES INCLUDING LAKE POWELL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ROUGH
    CHOP AND LARGE WAVES.
    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.