277  
FNUS75 KSLC 261403  
FWSSLC  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WATCHMAN MOUNTAIN SAR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
803 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AT THE SAR SITE.  
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET ON WATCHMAN MOUNTAIN WILL LIKELY SEE  
SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.5 TO 2.0 INCHES, MAINLY BEFORE  
NOON. WHILE ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET WILL ALSO SEE SNOW SHOWERS,  
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE MINIMAL GIVEN MARGINAL SURFACE  
TEMPERATURES. BY THIS AFTERNOON, SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME  
MORE SCATTERED AND INFREQUENT. WARMING DAYTIME TEMPERATURES INTO  
THE 40S WITH SOME BREAKS IN SNOW SHOWERS SHOULD ALLOW FOR SOME  
MELTING OF THE MORNING SNOW AND WILL LIMIT ANY ADDITIONAL  
ACCUMULATIONS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT CLOUD COVER).  
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING THEN  
SCATTERED/OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT BEFORE NOON THEN 40 PERCENT.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.1 TO 0.2 INCHES LIQUID EQUIVALENT  
SNOW................0.5 TO 2.0 INCHES, ABOVE 5000 FEET  
TEMPERATURES........IN THE LOW TO MID 30S THIS MORNING,  
WARMING TO AROUND 45 THIS AFTERNOON.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35%.  
SURFACE WINDS.......WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS 8-11 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...CHURCH  
REQUESTED BY...RANGER KIRK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR  
.TAG 2005267.0/SLC  
 
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