Minnesota Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Utah, Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains

Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:23 PM MDT on September 03, 2015


... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 10 PM MDT Friday...
... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 10 am to 10 PM MDT Friday. A
high wind watch has also been issued. This high wind watch is in
effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Affected area... the Salt Lake and Tooele valleys... Great Salt
Lake Desert... west central and southwest Utah.

* Winds... southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 mph
Friday... increasing to 25 to 35 mph with the potential for gusts
to exceed 60 mph Saturday. Winds will shift from the southwest
to the northwest Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Timing... winds will become gusty late Friday morning... lasting
into the evening hours. Gusty winds Saturday should begin
earlier in the morning lasting through the remainder of the day.

* Impacts... expect strong Crosswinds to develop on Interstate
80... Highway 6 and state routes 56 and 21. High profile vehicles and
those with trailers should use extra caution. Visibilities may
be reduced below a mile locally due to blowing dust. Wind
sensitive operations will be impacted.

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.

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.



Rogowski/schoening

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:54 PM MDT on September 03, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am Friday to 10 PM
MDT Saturday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 478... 492... 495 and 497...

* affected area... fire weather zone 478 Salt Lake desert... fire
weather zone 492 central Utah west desert... fire weather zone
495 color Country West desert and fire weather zone 497 Mojave
Desert.

* Winds... south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph will
develop on Friday. Winds may decrease a bit overnight Friday...
   but will increase again during the day Saturday and could
potentially be even stronger than Friday.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent in the afternoons... with
poor overnight humidity recovery.

* Impacts... the combination of low relative humidity and gusty
winds will create hazardous fire weather conditions Friday and
Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




Record Report

Statement as of 8:10 PM MDT on September 03, 2015


... Record high minimum temperatures reported for Sep 3rd...

Station new record old record year

alpine 67 63 2014
Alta 54 51 2007
Cedar City Airport 62* tied 62 2007
Laketown 59 tied 59 1945
Salt Lake City 74* 69 2005
Tooele 75 70 1955
Wendover 72 tied 72 1987

*must hold until midnight MST to become official.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:52 PM MDT on September 03, 2015


... Preliminary storm information...

Todays rainfall totals and wind gusts reports through 8 PM.

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

... Northern Wasatch front...
Riverside udot - 4416 ft 8 PM Thu 0.07
Bothwell - 4469 ft 8 PM Thu 0.02

... Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains...
Interstate 80 - 4125 ft 8 PM Thu 0.22
Eagle range - 4239 ft 8 PM Thu 0.06

***** wind reports ***** time windspeed

... Northern Wasatch front...
I-15 at Plymouth - 4495 ft 6 PM Thu 42 mph

... Salt Lake and Tooele valleys...
Vernon Hill - 5761 ft 5 PM Thu 50 mph
Baccus Highway - 5172 ft 10 am Thu 45 mph
olympus hills - msi - 4960 ft 10 am Thu 43 mph
Mountain View at dannon way - 4910 ft 5 PM Thu 42 mph
South Mountain - 6001 ft 5 PM Thu 42 mph
Stockton Bar - 5161 ft 5 PM Thu 41 mph
Great Salt Lake Marina - 4206 ft 10 am Thu 41 mph

... Great Salt Lake Desert and mountains...
I-80 at mp 29 - 4125 ft 4 PM Thu 58 mph
Interstate 80 - 4125 ft 4 PM Thu 57 mph
Eagle range - 4239 ft 4 PM Thu 54 mph
uttr thermal treatment unit - 4915 ft 4 PM Thu 51 mph
diddle knoll - 4265 ft 7 PM Thu 49 mph
Emigrant Pass observatory - 5744 ft 6 PM Thu 46 mph
Camel Back mtn - 5077 ft 5 PM Thu 46 mph
upper Cedar mtn - 7052 ft 5 PM Thu 46 mph
Salt Flats - 4265 ft 5 PM Thu 44 mph
Dugway - apg - 4291 ft 4 PM Thu 44 mph
I-84 at Whites Valley - 5125 ft 5 PM Thu 43 mph
juliet Road - 4324 ft 2 PM Thu 43 mph
west Salt Flats - 4237 ft 6 PM Thu 42 mph
Simpson Springs - 4645 ft 6 PM Thu 42 mph
Callao - 4530 ft 4 PM Thu 42 mph
causeway - 4246 ft 2 PM Thu 42 mph
Durand Road - 4538 ft 2 PM Thu 42 mph
Rosebud - 4987 ft 5 PM Thu 41 mph
playa station - 4280 ft 5 PM Thu 41 mph
Callao gate - 4250 ft 5 PM Thu 41 mph
English Village - 4788 ft 4 PM Thu 41 mph
tower grid - 4346 ft 3 PM Thu 40 mph
Hat Island - 4242 ft 11 am Thu 40 mph

... Wasatch Mountain valleys...
sr-248 - 6900 ft 10 am Thu 41 mph
US-40 Mayflower Summit - 6929 ft 11 am Thu 40 mph

... Wasatch mountains I-80 north...
Sherwood Hills - 5039 ft 12 PM Thu 43 mph

... Wasatch mountains south of I-80...
Park City - Jupiter - 10024 ft 10 am Thu 52 mph
Deer Vly - Empire pk - 9570 ft 10 am Thu 50 mph
central Wasatch peaks - 10443 ft 10 am Thu 47 mph
Deer Vly - Bald Eagle - 8400 ft 11 am Thu 46 mph
Parleys Canyon at Quarry - 5100 ft 9 am Thu 45 mph
torpedo hill - big Cottonwood - 5553 ft 5 PM Thu 41 mph

... Western Uinta Mountains...
Lofty Lake peak - 11186 ft 10 am Thu 55 mph
Windy Peak - 10662 ft 1 PM Thu 49 mph

... Southwest Utah...
Brimstone Reservoir - 5620 ft 3 PM Thu 44 mph
Milford Municipal Airport - 5039 ft 2 PM Thu 44 mph
Cedar City Municipal Airport - 5627 ft 1 PM Thu 41 mph

... Central Utah mountains...
Clear Creek Summit i70 - 7103 ft 5 PM Thu 47 mph
Dog Valley - 6180 ft 1 PM Thu 47 mph
I-15 at Scipio Summit - 5960 ft 2 PM Thu 40 mph

... Southern Utah mountains...
portable traffic 1 - 6204 ft 4 PM Thu 42 mph
Greenville Bench portable - 6200 ft 4 PM Thu 40 mph

... Southwest Wyoming...
Evanston - Burns field - 7162 ft 2 PM Thu 43 mph


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Lake Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Record Report
Oregon - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Tennessee - Special Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement