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Weekend to bring lamb-like temperatures with lion-like winds
First Published Mar 22 2012 07:52 am • Last Updated Mar 22 2012 07:52 am

For what feels like the first time in a long time, Utahns have a pleasant weather weekend to look forward to.

Friday through Sunday, temperatures along the Wasatch Front will hover in the low 70s, and St. George will see temperatures in the mid-70s. Nights will drop down to about the high 40s in both areas.

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"It’s going to be pretty nice, the wind is the only thing that won’t make it too pleasant," said National Weather Service lead forecaster Pete Wilensky. "It could get kind of breezy in the afternoon."

Winds from the south each afternoon will kick up at about 15 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30 to 40 miles per hour, he said.

The next chance of rain will be on Monday, when temperatures along the Wasatch Front drop to the upper 50s and St. George will see temperatures in the low 60s, Wilensky said.

The mountains statewide likely will get some snow, he said. There may be some rain and snow mixes falling along the benches, but he said accumulation likely won’t occur.


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