...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY...

December 01, 2005 - WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
455 AM MST THU DEC 1 2005

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST FRIDAY.

THIS WARNING IS FOR THE WASATCH RANGE AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS OF
NORTHERN UTAH.

PERIODS OF SNOW WILL OCCUR TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SNOW WILL BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO NEAR 8000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT ACROSS THE WASATCH RANGE BEFORE LOWERING RAPIDLY FRIDAY
MORNING. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN TONIGHT IN THE BEAR RIVER VALLEY.
THE STEADY SNOW WILL TAPER TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

TOTAL ACCUMULATION BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE BETWEEN 1-2 FEET
ABOVE 8000 FEET...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. 4-12 INCHES IS
EXPECTED IN THE BEAR RIVER VALLEY AND AREAS BELOW 8000 FEET. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS NORTH OF
I-80 ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES. STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW AT
SPEEDS OF 20-40 MPH WITH RIDGE GUSTS OVER 70 MPH.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
IN THE MOUNTAINS VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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