ST. GEORGE – The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for parts of Washington, Iron, Beaver and Millard counties Sunday from 10 a.m. until midnight.
A strong Pacific storm system will approach Utah Sunday afternoon resulting in strong southwest winds across western Utah valleys from Cedar City northward.
South to southwest winds are expected at 25-35 mph with gusts over 50 mph.
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys, Great Salt Lake desert and mountains; west central and southwest Utah including Salt Lake City, Tooele, Wendover, Snowville, Delta, Fillmore, Beaver, Cedar City and Milford.
Winds will increase late Sunday morning and continue through about midnight Sunday night.
Strong crosswinds may impact travel especially for high-profile vehicles on Interstate 80 and state routes 6 and 50.
A wind advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31 mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Motorists should be prepared for sudden gusty crosswinds which can make driving difficult.
Spotter information statement
Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions to the National Weather Service according to standard operating procedures.
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