Weather Service warns of possibility for dense morning fog

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ST. GEORGE — A foggy forecast may complicate some drivers’ Tuesday morning commute.

Heavy fog blankets the downtown area, St. George, Utah, Dec. 23, 2015 | File photo by Sheldon Demke, St. George News

According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, fog may develop overnight in valleys across Southern Utah. The fog is expected to linger into Tuesday morning.

A dense fog advisory has also been issued for parts of southern Nevada and the Arizona Strip, including roads surrounding the Hildale/Colorado City area. The advisory is in effect until Tuesday at 11 a.m. MST / 10 a.m. PST.

The advisory states visibility may be less than a quarter mile at times, creating the potential for hazardous driving conditions.

In these conditions, the National Weather Service urges drivers to “slow down, use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.”

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1 Comment

  • Carpe Diem January 8, 2019 at 4:33 am

    The fog event on the 23rd was awesome, so rare here. Worked outside clearing leaves all day, and really enjoyed the weather anomaly.

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