Will it storm in Utah on Wednesday?
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Have a nice Wednesday! We made it to the middle of this troubled week, and today monsoon moisture is pouring into northern Utah, and that means we’re facing an extended period of thunderstorms that can result in heavy rain, with our temperatures slightly below that Normal value.
Our high pressure area is relocated to the high plains so that we can tap into the monsoon moisture.
Thunderstorms are likely to develop over the higher ground from Brian Head to Bear Lake and into the Uintas and southwest Wyoming, with isolated storms over the Wasatch Front.
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Heavy rain is possible in these slow-moving storms and the area of greatest concern during flooding will be sensitive burn scars in central and northern Utah.
Expect decent cloud cover with a high of 95 in Salt Lake and a low through the mid-90s along the Wasatch Front. Temperatures will hit the upper 80s in Cedar City and around Castle Country.
A drier air is invading the far southwest of the state, allowing Cedar City to St. George today to get a brief respite from severe storms, and that will allow temperatures in Washington County, near Moab and in the Proximity to Lake Powell above or near three digits.
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Our south / southeast river over the Great Basin means this surge in monsoon moisture will continue for the remainder of the work week and into the weekend. Bottom line? For the middle of the weak, more widespread storms are imminent, with local flooding possible.
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