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Severe winds cause damage throughout Utah

Jun 21, 2024, 7:31 PM

Strong winds blew a tree over in Vernal, UT. Friday. (Heather Fuchs)

(Heather Fuchs)

SALT LAKE CITY — Following severe thunderstorm warnings throughout Utah Friday, many areas have experienced extreme, damaging winds.

The National Weather Service warned residents in Eastern Utah to expect winds up to 50 miles per hour. The NWS advised that those in Kane and San Juan Counties may experience winds up to 60 to 70 mph.

Residents around the state have reported damage to their homes Friday afternoon.

The National Weather Service said Uintah County should expect showers throughout the weekend, with winds ranging from 5-15 mph until Sunday night.

 

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Severe winds cause damage throughout Utah