Western Uinta Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 8:43 PM MST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 3 am Monday to
9 am MST Tuesday...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 10- 20
inches expected, with 15-25 inches in the Wasatch mountains.
Mid-elevation winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* Where... Wasatch mountains I-80 north, Wasatch mountains south
of I-80, western Uinta Mountains, Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs,
central mountains and southern mountains.

* When... from 3 am Monday to 9 am MST Tuesday. Snow will start
in northern Utah late tonight and Tuesday morning in the south.

* Additional details... travel may be difficult as early as the
Monday morning commute, lasting into Tuesday morning. Expect
winter driving conditions with snow covered roadways,
including parley's canyon and Cove Fort, and low visibilities
due to blowing snow. Consider replenishing your car kit of
extra clothing, food, water, flashlight and other supplies.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water 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
Issued: 6:12 AM MST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... through 530 am MST Monday.

* Affected area... the mountains of northern Utah including The Bear
river range, the western Uinta Mountains, and all of the Wasatch
Range.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high in the western
Uinta Mountains, and the avalanche danger is considerable in The
Bear river and Wasatch Mountain ranges. Human triggered avalanches
are likely on all steep wind drifted slopes.

* Reason/impacts... dangerous avalanche conditions continue... created
by the snow and wind from previous storms. Avoid being on or
underneath steep slopes.

Backcountry travelers should consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019 for more detailed information.

This warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche hazard
reduction measures are performed.



612 am MST sun Jan 20 2019

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

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... through 530 am MST Monday.

* Affected area... the mountains of northern Utah including The Bear
river range, the western Uinta Mountains, and all of the Wasatch
Range.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high in the western
Uinta Mountains, and the avalanche danger is considerable in The
Bear river and Wasatch Mountain ranges. Human triggered avalanches
are likely on all steep wind drifted slopes.

* Reason/impacts... dangerous avalanche conditions continue... created
by the snow and wind from previous storms. Avoid being on or
underneath steep slopes.

Backcountry travelers should consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019 for more detailed information.

This warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche hazard
reduction measures are performed.


525 am MST sun Jan 20 2019

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

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... through 5 am MST Monday

* affected area... the western Uinta Mountains.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high... human
triggered avalanches are likely on all steep wind drifted slopes.

* Reason/impacts... dangerous avalanche conditions continue... created
by the snow and wind from previous storms. Avoid being on or
underneath steep slopes.

Backcountry travelers should consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019 for more detailed information.

This warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche hazard
reduction measures are performed.



525 am MST sun Jan 20 2019

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

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... through 5 am MST Monday

* affected area... the western Uinta Mountains.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger is high... human
triggered avalanches are likely on all steep wind drifted slopes.

* Reason/impacts... dangerous avalanche conditions continue... created
by the snow and wind from previous storms. Avoid being on or
underneath steep slopes.

Backcountry travelers should consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019 for more detailed information.

This warning does not apply to ski areas where avalanche hazard
reduction measures are performed.


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