WASHINGTON COUNTY – High winds are forecast for Utah’s Dixie beginning late Thursday night and continuing through Saturday morning, according to a watch advisory issued by the National Weather Service. This alert excludes the St. George area but includes Washington City to the Iron County line.
Northeast winds of 25-35 mph with gusts of 60 mph are possible.
Winds will develop Thursday night, peak Friday morning and are expected to peak again Saturday morning.
Impacts and precautions
The weather service advises people secure or bring inside loose outdoor lightweight items such as patio furniture, trampolines and holiday decorations.
Motorists traveling Interstate 15 from Washington City to the Iron County line are advised to take caution.
Wind-sensitive activities are also likely to be affected.
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