UT WFO SALT LAKE CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO SALT LAKE CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, March 2, 2018

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WIND ADVISORY

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT

150 PM MST Fri Mar 2 2018

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* AFFECTED AREA…West Central and Southwest Utah.

* WINDS…South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts in excess of 50

mph.

* TIMING…Continuing through the remainder of the afternoon

before diminishing this evening.

* IMPACTS…Strong crosswinds can be expected along all east-

west oriented routes including US Highway 50, which will make

high profile vehicles difficult to handle. Visibilities may be

reduced at times in 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.

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* AFFECTED AREA…West Central and Southwest Utah.

* WINDS…South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts in excess of 50

mph.

* TIMING…Continuing through the remainder of the afternoon

before diminishing this evening.

* IMPACTS…Strong crosswinds can be expected along all east-

west oriented routes including US Highway 50, which will make

high profile vehicles difficult to handle. Visibilities may be

reduced at times in 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.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* AFFECTED AREA…The Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys along with the

Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains.

* WINDS…South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60

mph.

* TIMING…Continuing through the remainder of the afternoon

before diminishing this evening.

* IMPACTS…Strong crosswinds can be expected along all east-

west oriented routes including Interstate 80, which will make

high profile vehicles difficult to handle. Visibilities may be

reduced at times in blowing dust.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or is occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or

gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Vehicles,

especially high profile vehicles, can be difficult to control at

times in high winds. Motorists should take extra caution,

especially while crossing bridges, overpasses, and unsheltered

areas.

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* AFFECTED AREA…The Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys along with the

Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains.

* WINDS…South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60

mph.

* TIMING…Continuing through the remainder of the afternoon

before diminishing this evening.

* IMPACTS…Strong crosswinds can be expected along all east-

west oriented routes including Interstate 80, which will make

high profile vehicles difficult to handle. Visibilities may be

reduced at times in blowing dust.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected

or is occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or

gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Vehicles,

especially high profile vehicles, can be difficult to control at

times in high winds. Motorists should take extra caution,

especially while crossing bridges, overpasses, and unsheltered

areas.

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