548  
WWUS75 KSLC 242320  
NPWSLC  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
520 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
UTZ001>006-014>016-WYZ021-250300-  
/O.NEW.KSLC.HW.W.0007.170524T2320Z-170525T0300Z/  
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-  
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-  
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-  
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-  
SOUTHWEST WYOMING-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOGAN, SMITHFIELD, BRIGHAM CITY, OGDEN,  
BOUNTIFUL, SALT LAKE CITY, TOOELE, LEHI, PROVO, NEPHI, WENDOVER,  
SNOWVILLE, HUNTSVILLE, PARK CITY, HEBER CITY, MANTI, RICHFIELD,  
DELTA, FILLMORE, BEAVER, CEDAR CITY, MILFORD, AND EVANSTON  
520 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017  
   
..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH  
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH FRONT, CACHE VALLEY, WASATCH  
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS, WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST UTAH, GREAT SALT  
LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS, SANPETE AND SEVIER VALLEYS, SOUTHWEST  
WYOMING.  
 
* WINDS...GUSTS FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE 50 TO 60 MPH  
RANGE, WITH FEW GUSTS APPROACHING 75 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...INCREASING SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON WILL PERSIST INTO MID-EVENING. ANY OF THESE SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE STRONG  
MICROBURST WINDS.  
 
* IMPACTS...THESE STRONG GUSTS WILL DISLODGE UNSECURED ITEMS SUCH  
AS LAWN FURNITURE, TRAMPOLINES AND GARBAGE CANS. TREE DAMAGE IS  
ALSO POSSIBLE. STRONG CROSS WINDS COULD CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS ON ALL ROADWAYS WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED  
OR IS OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS  
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. VEHICLES,  
ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES, CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL AT  
TIMES IN HIGH WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA CAUTION,  
ESPECIALLY WHILE CROSSING BRIDGES, OVERPASSES, AND UNSHELTERED  
AREAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY  
 
FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...  
HTTP://UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX  
 
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