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Wind Advisory In Effect Overnight For Wasatch Front

Mar 12, 2021, 11:36 AM
FILE (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)...
FILE (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The National Weather Service announced a wind advisory will go into effect Friday at 5 p.m. and last through Saturday 8 a.m. Saturday.

According to the NWS, Parleys, Farmington and Weber canyons will see the biggest impact, with wind gusts between 45 – 55 miles per hour. Other areas along the Wasatch Front from the Salt Lake Valley to Weber County are likely to experience gusts between 35 – 50 miles per hour.

Authorities warned strong crosswinds will affect I-15 in Davis, Weber and northern Salt Lake counties along with Highway 89 and Legacy Parkway.

NWS also warned about possible isolated power outages.

“Secure loose items, including decorations, trampolines, and other outdoor objects,” officials advised.

The strongest winds are expected through the evening an early Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

A winter weather advisory is also effect until 9 a.m. for southwest Utah, where southern mountains are expected to see snow accumulation between 5 – 10 inches.

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Wind Advisory In Effect Overnight For Wasatch Front