NOAA: 8-15″ of Snow Forecast for Alta, Utah This Week | “Cold, Wet, Potent Storm System”

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Devil's Castle at Atla.  September 29th, 2013.  photo:  skeeraz
Devil’s Castle at Atla. September 29th, 2013. photo: skeeraz

NOAA has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.

NOAA has forecast 8-15″ of snow for Alta ski resort, Utah Thursday – Saturday.

NOAA is forecasting snow levels down to 7,000-feet by Friday

SNOW LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO FALL FROM THE PEAKS TODAY
AND TOMORROW...TO SEVEN THOUSAND FEET BY FRIDAY. - NOAA SLC, UT today

NOAA is calling for a 100% chance of snow at Alta, UT on Saturday.

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image:  noaa, today
8-15″ of snow forecast for Alta, UT this week. ┬áimage: noaa, today

HAZARDOUS WINTER OUTLOOK for UTAH:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
407 AM MDT WED SEP 21 2016

CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION.
RAINFALL WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY...POSING THE THREAT FOR FLASH
FLOODING IN PRONE AREAS. STORMS MAY ALSO CONTAIN STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A COLD WET POTENT STORM SYSTEM...WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE
REGIONS WEATHER INTO THE WEEKEND...BRINGING A WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION EVENT TO THE REGION. WINDY CONDITIONS CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED. SNOW LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO FALL FROM THE PEAKS TODAY
AND TOMORROW...TO SEVEN THOUSAND FEET BY FRIDAY.

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE DUE TO WIDESPREAD HEAVY PRECIPITATION
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

image:  noaa, yesterday
image: noaa, yesterday

 


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