Southern Utah weekend weather: Colder storm system to bring additional rain, snow

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ST. GEORGE — According to the National Weather Service, this weekend’s weather for the majority of southwestern will begin with additional rain. Snow showers are also expected for many areas, as a colder storm system is expected to cross through Utah on Friday.


Updated March 9, 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 56 and low of 38, with southwest winds of 5 mph.

Sunday

Mostly cloudy with a high of 55 and low of 39, with southwest winds of 6 mph. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain after 11 a.m.


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Cedar City

Saturday 

Mostly sunny with a high of 45 and low of 29, with south winds of 5-11 mph.

Sunday 

Cloudy with a high of 46 and low of 30, with south winds of 6-9 mph. There’s a 50 percent chance of snow, with new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.


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Zion National Park/Springdale

Saturday 

Mostly sunny with a high of 44 and low of 27, with south-southwest winds of 3-8 mph.

Sunday

Mostly cloudy with a high of 46 and low of 29, with south winds of 5-8 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11 a.m. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.


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Brian Head

According to the Brian Head Resort website, the area has received 9 inches of snow over the last 24 hours, accumulating a 89-inch base depth.

Saturday 

Partly sunny with a high of 21 and low of 11, with west-southwest winds of 14-18 mph.

Sunday 

Mostly cloudy with a high of 21 and low of 14, with south winds of 14-18 mph. There’s a 60 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Weather warnings and advisories

There are currently no warnings or advisories in place. For the most current conditions, warnings and advisories, go to the National Weather Service-Salt Lake City office website.

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