Southern Utah Memorial Day weekend weather: Warmer temps to start, but cooler and rainy for holiday

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ST. GEORGE — According to the National Weather Service, the weather for Memorial Day weekend includes mostly sunny weather in the majority of southwestern Utah to start, but cooler temperatures and chances of rain will return for Memorial Day.

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

Friday

Mostly sunny with a high of 71 and low of 52, with east winds of 6 mph, becoming west-southwest in the evening.

Saturday

Sunny with a high of 78 and low of 54, with east winds of 6-14 mph, becoming south-southwest in the afternoon.

Sunday

Sunny with a high of 73 and low of 50, with east-southeast winds of 9-16 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. There is a 50% chance of showers in the evening.

Monday – Memorial Day

Mostly cloudy with a high of 61 and low of 48. There is a 50% chance of precipitation, with thunderstorms possible after noon.


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Cedar City

Friday

Partly sunny with a high of 59 and low of 41. There’s a 20% chance of isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. South winds of 3-8 mph will shift to the west in the afternoon.

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 65 and low of 45, with south winds of 6-11 mph, shifting to 13-18 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday – moderate winds

Sunny with a high of 62 and low of 43, with south winds of 8-13 mph, increasing to 17-22 mph in the afternoon. There’s a 50% chance of showers, mainly after midnight.

Monday – Memorial Day

Cloudy with a high of 47 and low of 38. There is a 70% chance of showers, with thunderstorms also likely after noon.


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Zion National Park/Springdale

Friday

Mostly sunny with a high of 69 and low of 47, with east-northeast winds of 5-7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Saturday – moderate winds

Sunny with a high of 78 and low of 49, with southeast winds of 6-11 mph, increasing to 16-21 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday moderate winds

Sunny with a high of 72 and low of 47, with east-southeast winds of 8-13 mph, increasing to 16-21 mph in the afternoon and a 40% chance of showers in the evening.

Monday – Memorial Day

Cloudy with a high of 55 and low of 44. There’s a 60% chance of precipitation, with thunderstorms possible after noon.


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Lake Powell/Bullfrog Basin/Halls Crossing

Friday

Sunny with a high of 71 and low of 46, with south winds of 3-8 mph.

Saturday 

Sunny with a high of 78 and low of 49, with southeast winds of 6-11 mph.

Sunday 

Sunny with a high of 79 and low of 50, with south winds of 6-14 mph.

Monday – Memorial Day

Partly cloudy with a high of 65 and low of 44. There’s a 40% chance of precipitation, with thunderstorms possible after noon.


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Weather warnings and advisories

There are no active advisories for the outlook areas, however a hazardous weather outlook in place for the western two-thirds of the state is forecasting another storm system impacting the region at the start of the week.

Additionally, while snowmelt has been delayed at higher elevations by the recent cooler weather, waterways remain running high, cold and swift. Exercise caution near waterways, and keep a close eye on children and pets.

For the most current conditions, warnings and advisories, go to the National Weather Service-Salt Lake City office website.

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