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Updated: Friday, October 31, 2014
Road Weather Highlights Through Saturday - Strong Winds

Updated: Friday October 31, 2014 at 3 P.M.
Road Weather Highlights for 9 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday

For the West Desert in Utah:
Cross wind gusts of 45-55+ mph will impact east/west oriented routes such as I-80 west of Salt Lake City and Highway 6 west of Elberta during the day Saturday. The best threat for the strongest wind gusts will be between 9 A.M. and 6 P.M. Saturday. A few wind gusts to 60 mph will be possible.

For Eastern Utah:
Cross wind gusts of 40-50+ mph will impact east/west oriented routes such as I-70 east of Fremont Junction and SR-95 during the day Saturday. The best threat for the strongest wind gusts will be after 9 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday.

See the travel weather highlights graphic below, which is valid 9 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday.

Road snow impacts for some of the higher mountains passes may be a threat late Saturday through Sunday. Please monitor this page and other weather information sources for updates as the storm approaches.


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Route Specific Forecast Through Saturday for Strong Winds

Forecast for 9 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday 

For Northern Utah:
For I-84:

1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 40-50 mph will impact I-84 from the Idaho state line to Tremonton from 11 A.M. through 7 P.M. Saturday.

For I-80:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55+ mph and areas of blowing dust will impact I-80 west of Salt Lake City from 9 A.M. through 6 P.M. Saturday. A few gusts to 60 mph will be possible.

For Highway 89:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55+ mph will impact Highway 89 over Sardine Summit from 11 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday. A few gusts to 60 mph will be possible.

For Central/Southern Utah:
For I-70:

1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 40-50 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact I-70 east of Fremont Junction from 9 A.M. through 9 P.M. Saturday.

For Highway 6:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55+ mph and areas of blowing dust will impact Highway 6 west of Elberta from 9 A.M. through 6 P.M. Saturday. A few gusts to 60 mph will be possible.
2.) South-southwest wind gusts of 40-50 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact Highway 6 between Price and Green River from 9 A.M. through 6 P.M. Saturday.

For Highway 89:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 40-50 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact Highway 89 from Mt. Carmel Jct. to the Arizona state line from 9 A.M. through 4 P.M. Saturday.

For Highway 191:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact Highway 191 south of I-70 from 9 A.M. through 8 P.M. Saturday.

For Highway 491:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact Highway 491 from 9 A.M. through 8 P.M. Saturday.

For SR-21:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55+ mph and areas of blowing dust will impact SR-21 west of Beaver from 9 A.M. through 5 P.M. Saturday. A few gusts to 60 mph will be possible.

For SR-56
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55+ mph and areas of blowing dust will impact SR-56 west of Cedar City from 9 A.M. through 4 P.M. Saturday. A few gusts to 60 mph will be possible.

For SR-46:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact SR-46 from 9 A.M. through 8 P.M. Saturday.

For SR-95:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact SR-95 from 9 A.M. through 7 P.M. Saturday.

For SR-24:
1.) South-southwest wind gusts of 45-55 mph and areas of blowing dust will impact SR-24 east of Caineville from 9 A.M. through 6 P.M. Saturday.


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**This document is intended to be a forecast of statewide storm impacts. For updated roadway conditions & restrictions, please visit:  http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/RoadWeatherForecast.aspx**
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