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Excessive heat warning, advisory issued for parts of Utah

Jul 16, 2022, 7:55 PM | Updated: 10:46 pm
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)...
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)

SALT LAKE CITY — An excessive heat warning as well as an excessive heat advisory have been issued for parts of Utah Sunday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City, the following areas are under an excessive heat warning from noon to 8 p.m. on July 17:

  • West Desert
  • Wasatch Front
  • Lower Washington County
  • Lake Powell

The areas under an excessive heat advisory from noon to 8 p.m. are:

  • Cache Valley
  • San Rafael Swell
  • South Central Utah
  • Western Canyonlands

NWS officials say residents can expect temperatures to reach up to 105 degrees across northern Utah and up to 110 degrees across southern Utah for many valley locations.

“Reduce your risk of heat related illness by staying inside as much as possible, limiting strenuous activity during the hottest part of the day, wearing lightweight and light colored clothing, and drinking plenty of water,” a tweet from NWS Salt Lake City stated Saturday evening.

More information on the warning and advisory can be found here.

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Excessive heat warning, advisory issued for parts of Utah