Severe thunderstorm watch for 3 Southern Utah counties

ST. GEORGE β€” The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Beaver, Iron and Washington counties in effect until 10 p.m. Saturday.

Dots denote areas subject to storm warning, Southern Utah, Radar time 2:05 p.m., July 18, 2015 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News | Click on image to enlarge
Dots denote areas subject to storm warning, Southern Utah, Radar time 2:05 p.m., July 18, 2015 | Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News | Click on image to enlarge

The watch includes the following locations: Beaver, Cedar City, Hurricane, Milford, Minersville, Parowan, St. George and Zion National Park.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop across Southern and Central Utah Saturday afternoon.

Local residents should expect heavy rain; hail; strong gusty, winds; and cloud-to-ground lightning with some of the storms.

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6 Comments

  • Billy Madison July 18, 2015 at 3:19 pm

    Yawn, it ain’t gonna rain. Might get your windshield dirty, but not gonna be anything to write home about. Thor is on vacation.

    • Joyce Kuzmanic Joyce Kuzmanic July 18, 2015 at 3:41 pm

      Oh Billy, thunder and rain in St. George right now – 3:40 p.m. where are you? πŸ™‚
      Pulling your leg a bit,
      Joyce
      EIC

      • NotSoFast July 18, 2015 at 4:30 pm

        Billy is hiding under a blanket with his I Phone. Count the seconds between lightning bolts Billy. Just kidding Billy. Wow! there’s go’s a other one.
        Makes me think of a old saying. ‘rain rain go away, come back another day”

  • Dolly July 18, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    Yup, it’s coming down really heavy now – 4:20pm.

  • Billy Madison July 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Okay okay, I stand corrected. The first sound of thunder got my attention, then the pitter patter of rain, then I knew I had spoke too soon. See what too much beer this early in the day will do? Tell ya what; take me to lunch and we’ll call it even and I won’t do it again.

    • Joyce Kuzmanic Joyce Kuzmanic July 19, 2015 at 1:41 pm

      πŸ˜€ An offer I can’t refuse, perhaps, Billy
      Joyce
      EIC

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