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Utah forecast: Spring weather to warm body, and soul

First Published      Last Updated Apr 16 2014 08:55 am

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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