ST. GEORGE — A gusty night is forecast for parts of Washington County – including St. George and surrounding communities – Monday night into Tuesday morning.
The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a wind advisory in effect from 10 p.m. MDT Monday to 6 a.m. MDT Tuesday.
North-south oriented canyons in Washington County are subject to the advisory, including Zion National Park and the St. George area.
North to northeast winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts in excess of 50 mph are expected to develop in the evening and continue through the night.
Strong crosswinds can be expected along east-west oriented roadways. High-profile and lightweight vehicles will be most susceptible to these strong winds.
Motorists in the advisory area should be prepared for sudden gusty crosswinds, which can make driving difficult.
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