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Utah forecast: Spring weather to warm body, and soul

First Published      Last Updated Apr 16 2014 08:55 am

(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mike Marriott, 21, of Orem, rappels down the waterfall at Battle Creek Falls near Pleasant Grove Tuesday April 15, 2014.

The mystic soul of poet Rainer Maria Rilke seemingly foretold Utah's forecast when he penned these words: "Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."

Whether in rhyme or prose, that sums up weather Thursday. Temperatures will hover around 70 degrees along the Wasatch Front under sunny skies, up a few degrees from Wednesday's forecast when partly cloud horizons were the rule.

Southern Utahns expected springtime perfection on Thursday, when temperatures were to sigh into the mid-80s under clear, sunny skies after Wednesday's forecast for the upper-70s under partly cloudy skies.

The Utah Division of Air Quality flew its "green," or healthy for breathing banners statewide through the midweek period.

Even allergy suffers were catching a break. The Intermountain Allergy & Asthma website on Wednesday reported all pollen counts as "low" on its index.

For more extensive forecast information, visit the Tribune's weather page at www.sltrib.com/weather.


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