Weather advisory Southern Utah counties

Dots denote areas subject to severe weather watch 12:30 p.m., Southern Utah, Sept. 27, 2014 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News

SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for western Piute, southeastern Beaver, northwestern Garfield and northeastern Iron counties, in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.

Dots denote areas subject to severe weather watch 12:30 p.m., Southern Utah, Sept. 27, 2014 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News
Dots denote areas subject to severe weather watch 12:30 p.m., Southern Utah, Sept. 27, 2014 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News

At 12:29 Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm 9 miles north of Panguitch or 22 miles southwest of Junction moving north at 50 mph.

Nickel-size hail and winds of 40 to 55 mph will be possible.

Locations impacted include Junction, Marysvale, Circleville and Kingston.

Precautionary/preparedness actions

If threatening weather approaches, take shelter in a sturdy building. This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local news for additional information and possible warnings from the national weather service.

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