Southern Utah weekend weather: Possible rain and snow to start, followed by sunny skies

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ST. GEORGE — According to the National Weather Service, this weekend’s weather for the majority of southwestern Utah will include rain showers and low winds. Dense fog is possible in some areas on Saturday.


Updated Dec. 8, 7:30 a.m. to reflect current conditions, forecasts and advisories.


Below are your St. George, Cedar City, Zion National Park and Brian Head 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 53 and low of 32, with calm wind.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 52 and low of 34, with east winds of 6 mph.


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Cedar City

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 42 and low of 21, with northwest winds of 5 mph. Patchy fog is expected before 11 a.m.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 43 and low of 25, with light north wind. Patchy fog is expected before 11 a.m.


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Zion National Park/Springdale

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Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 46 and low of 21, with west-northwest winds of 6 mph.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 48 and low of 25, with northeast winds of 5 mph.

Brian Head

According to the Brian Head Resort website, the area has received 0 inches of snow over the last 24 hours, maintaining a 37-inch base depth.

Saturday

Sunny with a high of 29 and low of 13, with north-northwest winds of 6-9 mph.

Sunday 

Sunny with a high of 35 and low of 17, with calm winds.

For current snow accumulation totals, weather and lift status at Brian Head Resort, click here.

Weather warnings and advisories

A hazardous weather outlook is in place for the western two thirds of Utah, impacting areas of Utah’s Dixie, Zion National Park, Glen Canyon Recreation Area, Lake Powell and southern mountain ranges.

Patchy dense fog will be possible across normally colder valley locations on Saturday. A weak trough of low pressure will swing across the Great Basin, potentially producing some light precipitation. A somewhat more vigorous system will cross the region Wednesday. This system will likely produce accumulating snowfall.

For more information on current weather conditions and advisories, go the National Weather Service-Salt Lake City office website. For winter road conditions, go to the Utah Department of Transportation website.

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