Warmer temperatures and clear skies are expected in Utah after a week of freeze warnings and snow, according to the National Weather Service.
Though temperatures will remain below average for this time of year, Saturday’s high is forecast at about 62 degrees with clear skies and light wind in the afternoon. A low of 40 degrees is expected Saturday night, the weather service reported.
Sunday will bring a high near 69, which aligns with average temperatures in the mid-60s for mid-October. However, it will get colder next week.
The forecast for Salt Lake City calls for a high of 59, 55, 61 and 63 degrees on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Overnight lows are expected to be in the 30s and low 40s.
There’s a 50% chance for showers on Monday, but the weather service doesn’t forecast any precipitation through the rest of the week.
In southwestern Utah, temperatures will reach the high 70s over the weekend with a high of 78 expected Saturday and 79 on Sunday. The middle of the week projects to be fairly temperate with highs in the mid-70s from Monday through Thursday and lows in the 40s.
Temperatures are beginning to align with averages for mid-October in St. George, where average highs are in the 70s with lows in the 60s.