Southern Utah weekend weather: It may be sunny, but you’ll probably want your jacket

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ST. GEORGE — According to the National Weather Service, sunny skies are expected for southwest Utah; however, a hazardous weather outlook for gusty winds will continue to bring colder temperatures.


Updated Oct. 13, 7:30 a.m. to reflect current conditions, forecasts and advisories


Below are your St. George, Cedar City, Zion National Park and Lake Powell area weekend weather forecasts, including current warnings and advisories.

And for a look at this weekend’s events, check out the St. George News TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by Virgin River Casino.

St. George

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 75 and low of 48, with calm wind.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 62 and 39, with north winds of 6-9 mph.


Read more: 6 steps to take now to prepare your yard and garden for the winter


Cedar City

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 62 and low of 32, with northwest winds of 6 mph.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 43 and low of 22, with north winds of 8-15 mph.

Zion National Park/Springdale

ADVISORY: Angels Landing trail reopening in Zion National Park after months of repairs; other popular trails still closed

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 65 and low of 36, with west winds of 5-10 mph.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 52 and low of 29, with north winds of 15 mph.

Lake Powell/Bullfrog Basin/Halls Crossing

ADVISORY: Lake Powell’s mussel infestation continues to worsen

Saturday

Sunny with a high of 70 and low of 46, with calm wind.

Sunday 

Sunny with a high of 57 and low of 36, with north winds of 6-15 mph.

Weather warnings and advisories

A hazardous weather outlook has been issued for the western two thirds of Utah, bringing gusty winds and a cold front to Southern Utah Saturday evening. The strongest winds can be expected near Wendover, across Castle Country and near canyons in Washington County until Sunday.

A hard freeze is possible Monday morning for most valley locations with the exception of Utah’s Dixie.

A hard freeze watch has been issued for Cedar City and is in effect until Monday morning. Temperatures as low as 25 degrees are expected along the Wasatch Front and low to mid 20s elsewhere.

Hard freeze conditions may damage or kill sensitive vegetation.

For more information on current weather conditions and advisories, go the National Weather Service-Salt Lake City office website.

Please also be aware of current fire restrictions: Recent precipitation results in lifting of fire restrictions for portions of Southern Utah; some activities still prohibited.

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