Utah forecast: Hot weekend ahead from north to south
Northern Utah's weekend forecast features hot weather, occasional thunderstorms and rain.
Along the Wasatch Front, thermometers will climb into the mid-90s as isolated afternoon and evening showers bring moments of relief, however brief.
Southern Utahns won't be getting a drop as daytime highs soar past the 100-degree mark. Even nighttime temperatures will hover in the mid- to upper-70s.
"Yellow," or compromised, air quality grades were predicted for Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Utah counties this weekend, while the Utah Division of Air Quality gave Box Elder, Cache, Tooele, Washington, Carbon and Duchesne counties "green," or healthy ratings.
The Intermountain Allergy & Asthma website listed only mold at "high" on its pollen index, while grass was "moderate" and all other allergens "low" on Wednesday.