utah weather

Smoke from West Coast fires has blanketed Utah in a dense smog. As of Friday Salt Lake City has the worst air of any major city in the world, according to IQAir.com,

The Salt Lake County Health Department said the smoke can be very dangerous especially for those with underlying health conditions. The department listed eight different tips based on  guidelines from the Environmental Protection Agency to help combat the smoke.

Utah's Weather And Climate - Dry Times Ahead

Jun 30, 2020
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Despite the recent rains and cooler temperatures across Utah, the month of June has seen hotter than normal temperatures across much of the state. Are we experiencing normal weather variability or is it climate change? 

Spring weather in Utah can be unpredictable, creating frustration for people looking forward to summer weather. But for farmers, the up and down weather could impact the health of fruit trees. Experts are trying to warn people before it’s too late.

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A dirty layer of winter air is hovering over many northern Utah cities as an inversion sets in that is expected to last for days, if not weeks.

National Weather Service meteorologist Pete Wilensky said Friday that a high-pressure system over much of the U.S. West is leading to the murky winter air that causes problems for people with asthma and other respiratory illnesses.

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Salt Lake City has hit record-high temperatures two days in a row.

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City says the city hit 68 degrees at 2:20 a.m. Monday, breaking the 1998 mark of 67 degrees.

Utah 'HeatRisk' Warnings Available For Public Use

Jul 25, 2017
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With record high temperatures this summer, Utahns can now better address and prepare for the heat with a new public heat advisory statement system.

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A record-setting heat wave is passing through parts of Utah for several days.

The National Weather Service announced that the temperature at the Salt Lake City Airport reached 105 degrees on Wednesday, surpassing the 104 record set in 1973.

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A 23-year-old man drowned after jumping off a rope swing into a cold pond in Farmington Tuesday night. Police say the man’s body cramped up while swimming the 30 feet back to shore.

Flood Watch For Box Elder, Cache and Weber Counties

Apr 7, 2017
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The U.S. National Weather Service issued a flood watch for much of northern Utah on Friday.

Water system managers say the heavy snow pack in Utah mountains led several northern Utah dams to shift into flood control mode to avoid too much water gushing downstream.

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Weather officials are warning of warm weather causing rapid snowmelt and flooding in some parts of Utah, including issuing a 1st-stage emergency at Hyrum Dam.

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Because of the large amounts of snow received in Utah, and specifically in Cache Valley, residents are advised to "be aware that there is a very high possibility of flooding with the next storm system supposed to hit next weekend."