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Utah, Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:53 AM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST Monday
above 7000 feet...

* affected area... the Wasatch and western Uinta Mountain ranges
and the Wasatch Plateau.

* Snow accumulations... storm totals of 10 to 20 inches...
primarily above about 7500 feet. Locally greater amounts are
possible above 8000 feet across the Wasatch Range.

* Timing... snow and rain will spread south and east across these
mountain areas early this morning then will continue heavy at
times through midnight tonight. The snow will gradually decrease
in intensity and areal coverage on Monday.

* Snow levels... snow levels early today will be near 6500 feet
then will rise to near 7500 to 8000 feet by late morning and
remain high into tonight. Snow levels will then lower again
below 6000 feet on Monday.

* Winds... very strong northwest winds will develop along
ridgelines and across exposed areas today and continue tonight
into Monday. Winds of 25 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60
mph are expected. Gusts over 100 mph are possible across the
higher ridges.

* Impacts... heavy snow along with the potential for significant
blowing and drifting of snow will make for hazardous travel
conditions at higher elevations throughout this storm. Travel
across the summits along major routes through the northern
mountains will also be impacted this morning. Snow levels will
rise to near or above most of these passes by this afternoon
reducing the impact. Snow levels falling again late tonight will
renew the threat of winter driving conditions across the summits
for Monday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means a mixture of heavy snow and strong
winds is expected or occurring. Driving conditions may be
hazardous. Use caution. Be prepared for sudden restrictions in
visibility due to blowing snow. Keep a winter storm survival kit
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

Statement as of 5:17 AM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 7:30 AM EST on December 22, 2014


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

This avalanche warning is for the Wasatch... Bear River and western
Uinta Mountain ranges... the Wasatch Plateau and the central Utah
mountains.

A warm winter storm with heavy snow and strong winds will make
avalanche conditions increasingly dangerous through Monday. Human
triggered and natural avalanches will be likely today through
Monday on steep terrain above 8000 feet.

Rain below 8000 feet may produce unstable avalanche conditions at
lower elevations as well.

People should avoid being on or below any steep snow covered
slopes until avalanche conditions improve.

This warning does not include ski areas or highways where
avalanche control is normally done.

For more information visit www.Avalanche.Org
or call 1-888-999-4019.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:26 AM MST on December 21, 2014


... Preliminary storm information...

A very moist northwest flow settled over Utah starting late Friday... producing
valley rain and mountain snow across much of the state... with the highest
precipitation values in northern Utah. Below are 36 hour precipitation totals
ending 9 am Sunday.

***** Precip reports ***** time snow precip

... Cache Valley/Utah portion...
Wellsville - 4665 ft 8 am sun 0.94
Richmond udot - 4551 ft 8 am sun 0.54
Lewiston - 4514 ft 9 am sun 0.53
Mendon - 4524 ft 9 am sun 0.36
Logan - Cache Airport - 4452 ft 9 am sun 0.35
Smithfield - 4760 ft 8 am sun 0.34
Logan Golf - 4808 ft 9 am sun 0.33
North Logan - 4749 ft 8 am sun 0.33
Logan Campbell hq - 4455 ft 9 am sun 0.32
Logan - 4805 ft 7 am sun 0.27
Logan drainage farm - 4435 ft 9 am sun 0.17
Providence - Evans farm - 4535 ft 9 am sun 0.16

... Northern Wasatch front...
Beus Canyon - 5100 ft 9 am sun 1.00
Riverside udot - 4416 ft 9 am sun 0.98
Brigham City - 4400 ft 9 am sun 0.88
Tremonton - 4331 ft 9 am sun 0.82
Harrisville udot - 4311 ft 8 am sun 0.70
Hill Air Force Base - 4787 ft 9 am sun 0.64
Fruit Heights - 4802 ft 7 am sun 0.64
Bothwell - 4469 ft 8 am sun 0.63
West Point - 4350 ft 9 am sun 0.61
Bountiful bench - 4990 ft 9 am sun 0.60
Ogden - Hinckley Airport - 4468 ft 9 am sun 0.59
Layton - 4770 ft 9 am sun 0.58
Kaysville - 4413 ft 8 am sun 0.58
Brigham City - 4590 ft 8 am sun 0.55
Farmington - 4232 ft 9 am sun 0.54
Corinne - 4238 ft 9 am sun 0.54
Fruit Heights - 4590 ft 8 am sun 0.53
Bothwell - 4343 ft 7 am sun 0.53
Clearfield udot - 4685 ft 8 am sun 0.52
Bountiful - 4760 ft 8 am sun 0.51
West Weber - 4248 ft 7 am sun 0.50
West Haven - 4239 ft 7 am sun 0.48
West Bountiful - 4231 ft 7 am sun 0.41
Roy - 4373 ft 9 am sun 0.40
Thatcher - 4414 ft 7 am sun 0.40
Bountiful - 5130 ft 9 am sun 0.38
Syracuse - 4255 ft 9 am sun 0.36
Clinton - 4337 ft 8 am sun 0.36
Centerville - 4216 ft 8 am sun 0.17

... Salt Lake and Tooele valleys...
Draper - 5052 ft 9 am sun 0.80
Salt Lake City - 5102 ft 9 am sun 0.35
trans-Jordan landfill - 5201 ft 9 am sun 0.32
Salt Lake Intl Airport - 4226 ft 9 am sun 0.32
Salt Lake City - 4839 ft 9 am sun 0.30
Taylorsville - 4281 ft 9 am sun 0.28
Holladay - 4344 ft 9 am sun 0.28
West Valley City - 4281 ft 8 am sun 0.26
Magna - 4400 ft 9 am sun 0.25
olympus Cove - 5070 ft 9 am sun 0.23
Great Salt Lake Marina - 4206 ft 9 am sun 0.23
Sandy - 4712 ft 9 am sun 0.22
Vernon - 5639 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Bevans cabin - 6430 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Magna - 4375 ft 7 am sun 0.20
olympus hills - msi - 4960 ft 9 am sun 0.18
Murray - 4290 ft 9 am sun 0.18
South Jordan - 4551 ft 9 am sun 0.17
Sandy - 4637 ft 7 am sun 0.16
Riverton - 4480 ft 9 am sun 0.13
Herriman - 4969 ft 8 am sun 0.11
Stockton - 5087 ft 7 am sun 0.11
Grantsville 2 W - 4480 ft 5 am sun 0.11
Taylorsville-Bennion - 4594 ft 7 am sun 0.10

... Southern Wasatch front...
Lehi - 4800 ft 7 am sun 0.1 0.25
Orem - 4728 ft 9 am sun 0.61
eyring science center - 4720 ft 9 am sun 0.56
Spanish Fork - 4734 ft 9 am sun 0.37
American Fork - 4623 ft 7 am sun 0.30
Lehi - 4593 ft 9 am sun 0.22
Saratoga Springs - 4655 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Spanish Fork - 4580 ft 7 am sun 0.15
tickville - 5191 ft 8 am sun 0.14
Pleasant Grove - 5200 ft 6 am sun 0.14
Provo Municipal Airport - 4498 ft 9 am sun 0.10
Nephi - 5002 ft 9 am sun 0.07
Saratoga Springs - 4787 ft 9 am sun 0.00

... Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains...
George creek - 8994 ft 8 am sun 1.20
mining Fork - 8000 ft 8 am sun 1.20
Dugway - apg - 4291 ft 9 am sun 0.88
Dry Fork - 7160 ft 8 am sun 0.80
Rocky Basin-settleme - 8900 ft 8 am sun 0.50
Blue Creek - 5170 ft 9 am sun 0.49
Snowville (west) - 4443 ft 9 am sun 0.44
Rosebud - 4987 ft 8 am sun 0.42
Snowville (south) - 4812 ft 9 am sun 0.33
Park Valley - 5535 ft 8 am sun 0.24
Vernon creek - 7500 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Cedar Mountain - 4650 ft 8 am sun 0.17
English Village - 4788 ft 9 am sun 0.16
Aragonite - 5030 ft 8 am sun 0.14
lower Cedar mtn - 4495 ft 9 am sun 0.13
Salt Flats - 4265 ft 9 am sun 0.12
playa station - 4280 ft 9 am sun 0.10

... Wasatch Mountain valleys...
Snyderville basin - 6500 ft 8 am sun 2.0
Morgan - 5092 ft 5 am sun 0.4 0.20
Eden - 4947 ft 7 am sun 0.2 1.15
Weber river near Morgan - 4800 ft 8 am sun 0.94
Huntsville - 5059 ft 8 am sun 0.62
Morgan - 5059 ft 9 am sun 0.55
Deer Creek dam - 5270 ft 5 am sun 0.43
Weber river at echo dam - 5480 ft 8 am sun 0.10
swansons env center - 5700 ft 9 am sun 0.08

... Wasatch mountains I-80 north...
snowbasin mid bowl - 7402 ft 5 am sun 11.0 1.72
Ben Lomond peak - 8000 ft 8 am sun 2.50
Ben Lomond trail - 6000 ft 8 am sun 2.30
Tony Grove Lake - 8400 ft 8 am sun 2.10
usu doc Daniel - 8271 ft 8 am sun 1.60
Parrish creek - 7740 ft 8 am sun 1.50
Farmington - 8000 ft 8 am sun 1.50
Tony Grove rs - 6250 ft 8 am sun 1.50
Farmington lower - 6779 ft 8 am sun 1.40
Little Bear - 6550 ft 8 am sun 1.40
Klondike Narrows - 7400 ft 8 am sun 1.30
Temple Fork - 7406 ft 8 am sun 1.20
Lookout Peak - 8200 ft 8 am sun 1.10
Monte Cristo - 8960 ft 8 am sun 1.10
Lightning Ridge - 8215 ft 9 am sun 1.00
Bug Lake - 7950 ft 8 am sun 1.00
Garden City Summit - 7600 ft 8 am sun 0.90
Horse Ridge - 8160 ft 8 am sun 0.90
Louis Meadow - 6700 ft 8 am sun 0.90
Dry Bread Pond - 8350 ft 8 am sun 0.80
blacksmith Fork - 5020 ft 8 am sun 0.50
Kilfoil creek - 7400 ft 8 am sun 0.40

... Wasatch mountains south of I-80...
Alta - Collins - 9662 ft 8 am sun 6.0 0.90
Alta udot - 8799 ft 4 am sun 5.0 0.51
Provo Canyon - 6100 ft 6 am sun 4.0 0.27
Solitude - 8200 ft 5 am sun 4.0 0.31
big Cottonwood Spruces - 7402 ft 5 am sun 3.0 0.22
Park City Summit - 9300 ft 5 am sun 2.0 0.20
the canyons - 8800 ft 5 am sun 2.0 0.20
Alta - guard house - 8799 ft 8 am sun 1.01
Snowbird - 9640 ft 8 am sun 1.00
Sundance - Mid Mountain - 7503 ft 9 am sun 0.77
mill-d north - 8960 ft 8 am sun 0.70
hobble creek - 7399 ft 8 am sun 0.70
Brighton - 8750 ft 8 am sun 0.70
Cascade Mountain - 7768 ft 7 am sun 0.70
timpanogos Divide - 8140 ft 8 am sun 0.50
Alta - base - 8560 ft 8 am sun 0.48
Payson r.S. - 8050 ft 8 am sun 0.40
Thaynes Canyon - 9200 ft 8 am sun 0.40
timpanogos cave - 7999 ft 9 am sun 0.25

... Western Uinta Mountains...
Heber City 10 ESE - 8305 ft 7 am sun 1.1 0.12
Trial Lake - 9960 ft 8 am sun 0.50
hewinta - 9500 ft 8 am sun 0.40
Beaver Divide - 8280 ft 8 am sun 0.40
lakefork #1 - 10100 ft 8 am sun 0.30
lakefork basin - 10900 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Five Points Lake - 10920 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Smith & Morehouse - 7600 ft 8 am sun 0.20
redden mine lwr - 8500 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Rock Creek - 7900 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Hayden Fork - 9100 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Chalk creek #1 - 9100 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Brown Duck - 10600 ft 8 am sun 0.20
blacks Fork jct - 8870 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Steel Creek Park - 10100 ft 8 am sun 0.20

... Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs...
Huntington horse - 9657 ft 8 am sun 0.70
Mammoth-Cottonwood - 8800 ft 8 am sun 0.60
Strawberry Divide - 8400 ft 8 am sun 0.40
Clear Creek #1 - 9200 ft 8 am sun 0.40
White River #1 - 8550 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Clear Creek #2 - 8300 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Daniels-Strawberry - 8000 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Indian Canyon - 9100 ft 8 am sun 0.10
timberline - 8684 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Rays Valley - 7300 ft 8 am sun 0.01

... Western Uinta Basin...
Altamont - 6370 ft 5 am sun 0.3 0.01
Hanna near Duchesne - 6745 ft 8 am sun 0.05
Blacktail - 7311 ft 8 am sun 0.01

... Sanpete/Sevier valleys...
Spring City - 5835 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Sevier Reservoir - 5369 ft 8 am sun 0.03
Mount Pleasant - 5924 ft 8 am sun 0.02

... West central Utah...
Oak City - 5135 ft 9 am sun 0.04
Fillmore port #2 - 5691 ft 8 am sun 0.02
Mud Spring - 5902 ft 8 am sun 0.01

... South central Utah...
Telegraph Flat - 5460 ft 8 am sun 0.01

... Central Utah mountains...
gbrc Meadows - 9780 ft 8 am sun 0.60
Mt Baldy - 9494 ft 8 am sun 0.40
gbrc hq - 8541 ft 8 am sun 0.40
Red Pine Ridge - 9200 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Black Flat-u.M. Ck - 9400 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Buck Flat - 9800 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Oak Creek - 7772 ft 8 am sun 0.30
pickle keg - 9600 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Thistle Flat - 8858 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Seeley Creek - 10000 ft 8 am sun 0.30
Farnsworth Lake - 9600 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Gooseberry r.S. - 7920 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Pine Creek - 8800 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Rees Flat - 7211 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Upper Joes Valley - 8681 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Beaver Dams - 8000 ft 8 am sun 0.20
Dills Camp - 9200 ft 8 am sun 0.20

... Southern Utah mountains...
Boulder - 7171 ft 7 am sun 0.1 0.02
Agua Canyon - 8900 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Big Flat - 10290 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Clayton Springs - 10000 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Donkey Reservoir - 9800 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Gardner Peak - 8323 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Jones Corral - 9751 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Kimberly mine - 9300 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Long Flat - 8000 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Long Valley jct - 7360 ft 8 am sun 0.10
suu ranch - 8179 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Widtsoe #3 - 9500 ft 8 am sun 0.10
Larb Hollow - 8490 ft 9 am sun 0.02
Henry mtn - 8294 ft 8 am sun 0.01
Bryce Canyon - 7855 ft 8 am sun 0.01



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