Southern Utah Presidents Day weekend weather: Wind, rain and possible snow expected to continue

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ST. GEORGE — According to the National Weather Service, this weekend’s weather for the majority of southwestern Utah will include colder temperatures due to the high possibility of snow and rain.


Updated Feb. 16, 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

Mostly sunny with a high of 48 and low of 30, with west winds of 5-8 mph. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain showers before 11 a.m. and a slight chance of snow in the evening.

Sunday

Partly sunny with a high of 45 and low of 29, with west-southwest winds of 5 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance of rain and snow showers before 11 a.m. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday – Presidents Day

Partly sunny with a high of 45 and low of 24, with light and variable wind. There’s a 20 percent chance of snow.


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Cedar City

Saturday 

Partly sunny with a high of 34 and low of 18, with north-northwest winds of 5-9 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow. Little to no snow accumulation expected.

Sunday 

Partly sunny with a high of 33 and low of 18, with south-southeast winds of 3-6 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of snow, with new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday – Presidents Day

Mostly cloudy with a high of 31 and low of 13, with north winds of 7 mph. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow. Little to no snow accumulation is expected.


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Zion National Park/Springdale

Saturday 

Partly sunny with a high of 36 and low of 17, with west-southwest winds of 8-10 mph. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow, with little to no snow accumulation expected.

Sunday 

Partly sunny with a high of 34 and low of 18, with southeast winds of 6 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of snow, with new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday – Presidents Day

Partly sunny with a high of 34 and low of 10, with north winds of 6 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow. Little to no snow accumulation expected.


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Brian Head

According to the Brian Head Resort website, the area has received 12 inches of snow over the last 24 hours, accumulating a 80-inch base depth.

Saturday 

Partly sunny with a high of 9 and low of -14, with west winds of 16-22 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of snow. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than an inch possible. Wind chill values as low as -14.

Sunday 

Mostly cloudy with a high of 11 and low of -14, with west-southwest winds of 11-14 mph. There’s a 70 percent chance of snow. New snow accumulations of 1-2 inches possible. Wind chill values as low as -14.

Monday – Presidents Day

Mostly cloudy with a high of 9 and low of -1, with north-northeast winds of 14-17 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of snow. New snow accumulation of less than a inch possible.

Weather warnings and advisories

There are no warnings or advisories in place as of Feb. 16 at 7:30 a.m. For the most current conditions, warnings and advisories, go to the National Weather Service-Salt Lake City office website.

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