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Utah, Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell

Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:59 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* Affected area... portions of southern and eastern Utah including
the San Rafael Swell... the Sanpete and Sevier valleys... utahs
Dixie and Zion National Park and the Lake Powell area.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... gusty winds will develop later Friday morning and
increase through early afternoon and continue into the late
evening.

* Impacts... strong and gusty cross winds may impact
travel... especially on east west routes in the area. Boaters on
area lakes including Lake Powell should be prepared for rough
chop and large waves.

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.

The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety... operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.





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