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Utah forecast: A drier, warmer break ahead of more spring showers
Air quality » ‘Green,’ or healthy breathing for Utahns statewide.
First Published Apr 03 2013 07:49 am • Last Updated Apr 03 2013 01:52 pm

Northern Utah is getting a drier, sunnier break ahead of the expected return of spring showers later in the week.

The National Weather Service predicted highs in the low-70s under partly cloudy, breezy skies for Thursday, a scenario that was 5-7 degrees warmer than Wednesday’s forecast. Rain showers were expected to return late Thursday night into early Friday along the Wasatch Front.

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Southern Utah was downright balmy. Utah’s Dixie looked for highs in the mid-80s Thursday, a few degrees warmer than Wednesday’s forecast. Winds of 10-20 mph were predicted both days.

The Utah Division of Air Quality rated breathability statewide at "Green," or healthy.

The Utah Avalanche Center warned mountain back-country recreationists that the risk for avalanches was rated at "considerable" for the mountains above Salt Lake City. The rest of the state — with the exception of a "low" risk rating for Moab — fell into the "moderate" risk category.

Salt Lake City’s Wednesday high of 67 was expected to be followed by 73 degrees on Thursday; Ogden looked for 66 and 72 degrees, respectively; Provo 69 and 74; Logan 65 and 69; Wendover 67 and 71; Duchesne 67 and 70; Cedar City 65 and 70; St. George 81 and 84; and Moab 68 and 76 degrees.


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