Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) A runner's breath freezes as it hits the crisp air in Sugarhouse Park on Monday, Nov. 26.
Utah forecast: Air quality for Wasatch Front dips
Mixed bag » Sunny, cloudy throughout state.
First Published Nov 26 2012 06:46 am • Last Updated Nov 26 2012 09:20 am

Northern Utah has a mixed climatological bag for its Tuesday forecast: sunny with highs in the upper-40s, but smoggy and getting cloudy as nightfall comes.

The Utah Division of Air Quality, noting an air inversion trapping pollution from automobiles, wood-burning stoves and other particulate-spewing sources, rated Salt Lake, Davis and Weber counties as "Yellow." That means the region’s air quality is deemed unhealthy for sensitive groups — people with lung disorders, children and the elderly, and people active out of doors.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The rest of the state, though, rated a "Green," or healthy rating for breathability.

Southern Utah expected sunny skies on Tuesday with high temperatures in the mid-60s,

The Utah Avalanche Center rated only the Uintas as "moderate" for risk of dangerous snowslides, while the Logan, Salt Lake, Ogden and Provo mountains were give "low" avalanche risk grades.

Salt Lake City looked for a 48-degree high Tuesday, the same as forecast for Monday; Ogden expected 48 and 46 degrees, respectively; Logan 46 and 41; Provo 52 and 49; Wendover 46 and 45; Duchesne 49 and 47; Cedar City 58 and 57; St. George 65 and 66; and Moab 56 degrees, both days.

remims@sltrib.com




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.