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Mother Nature conjures clear skies, perfect temps for Utah this weekend

Published June 1, 2013 5:11 pm

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Sure, you could go to the movies this weekend, but wouldn't you rather experience the state in the great outdoors the way it was meant to? The weather for the next two days throughout Utah will be about as perfect as Mother Nature can conjure.

Highs today along the Wasatch Front will be 78 degrees with sunny, clear skies, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Lows tonight will be in the mid-50s.

Sunday's high temperature will reach 91 in the late afternoon in Salt Lake City and Tooele, making it ideal parade weather for the Utah Gay Pride Parade, which begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at 400 E. and 300 South in Salt Lake City. Lows will be around 60, according to the NWS. Highs Monday will be in the low 80s.

Meanwhile, highs in southern Utah around St. George will be in the mid-90s today with lows in the mid-60s. Highs Sunday will creep up to 101 with overnight lows in the upper 60s.

Other forecasted temperatures around the state include: Ogden, high of 74 today and 87 Sunday; Brigham City, high of 74 today and 85 Monday; Park City, high of 68 today and 78 Sunday; Cedar City, high of 82 today and 89 Sunday; and Moab, high of 82 today and 91 Monday.

Air quality for Salt Lake and Davis counties will be good to moderate throughout the rest of the weekend, according to The Utah Division of Air Quality.

vince@sltrib.com