KSL WEATHER

Windy Conditions Affecting Commutes, Causing Power Outages

May 23, 2019, 5:56 AM | Updated: 7:42 am
A tree down in Logan. Photo: Scott Anderson...
A tree down in Logan. Photo: Scott Anderson

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Drivers in the northern Wasatch Front on Thursday are dealing with fierce, early-morning canyon winds.

KSL TV meteorologist Grant Weyman said gusts between 48 – 66 miles per hour have been reported, affecting Box Elder, Weber and Davis counties.

Because of the winds, restrictions were put into place on several highways, with high-profile vehicles prohibited on I-15 between Brigham City and Tremonton.

Those restrictions are expected to be lifted at 9 a.m.

Weyman said the wind is expected to die down at around 10 a.m.

Wind is also impacting power outages in Weber County.

 

Wind rips a tree out of a yard in Brigham City. Photo:  Shanna Johnson A tree down in Logan. Photo: Scott Anderson Trees were also ripped out in Honeyville. Photo: Marlyse Bingham

 

 

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