Western Uinta Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:13 PM MST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect Monday through Monday night...

* what... heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2
feet possible. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph at mid-
elevation.

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

* When... Monday through Monday night.

* Additional details... travel may be difficult as early as the
Monday morning commute, lasting through Monday night. Expect
winter driving conditions. Consider replenishing your car kit
of extra clothing, food, water, flashlight and other supplies.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.



For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/saltlakecity

For winter Road conditions from the Utah department of


Avalanche Warning
Issued: 4:08 AM MST Jan. 19, 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 5 am MST Sunday

* affected area... the mountains of northern Utah including The
Bear river range, the western uintas and all of the Wasatch
Range.

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


408 am MST Sat Jan 19 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 Sunday

* affected area... the mountains of northern Utah including The
Bear river range, the western uintas and all of the Wasatch
Range.

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