ST. GEORGE — The National Weather Service has issued a “Wind Advisory” for much of Southern Utah in effect from noon to 9 p.m. Monday.
Southwest 25-35 mph winds are forecast with gusts up to 50 mph.
West-central, south central and southwest Utah, the San Rafael Swell and the Sanpete and Sevier River valleys, Utah’s Dixie and Zion National Park, Glen Canyon Recreation Area and Lake Powell. This advisory includes the cities of St. George, Bullfrog, Kanab, Cedar City, Beaver, Escalante, Milford, Fillmore, Delta, Richfield, Manti, Hanksville, and Green River.
The advisory is in place for most the day Monday. Gusty winds will increase through the morning and remain strong through the evening.
Strong winds, crosswinds and blowing dust may create hazardous travel conditions Monday afternoon and evening.
Boaters on area lakes, including Lake Powell, may experience choppy conditions.
Motorists in the advisory area should be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds which can make driving difficult.
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