Utah Weather: Tuesday June 15th
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Happy Tuesday! This heat wave continues with more triple-digit heat expected across the state.
After a string of records broken Monday in places like Salt Lake, Tooele and Provo, the Day Highs will once again seek to break records, with numbers along the Wasatch front in the 100 and Salt Lake City looking to match the most. hot all the time. June record of 105!
The central part of the state will also see triple-digit numbers, with a maximum of 103 in Provo and Delta. Castle Country will be the exception in the upper 90s, and even our mountain valleys will warm up to the lower 90s!
Excessive heat warnings are now in effect for the Western Deserts and the Wasatch Front until Tuesday evening.
The Uinta Basin, Castle Country, San Rafael Swell, and parts of southeast and southern Utah remain in effect until Friday evening.
Heat advisories are in effect for areas north of Ogden and south of Provo until Friday evening, although the advisory extends to the Wasatch front from Wednesday, after the warning expires. excessive heat.
With the extreme heat, we are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses, so it is important to stay aware of the weather. In addition to the record potential, we will also tackle the high fire danger with a red flag warning in effect for most of the state.
The southwest winds will sometimes be gusty, which easily spread the flames.
The current fires will continue to grow with the worsening of the fire conditions, thanks to the wind, and you can expect thicker smoke rings above and near the current fires in eastern Utah.
Stay on top of this latest heatwave live and online with Utah’s most accurate forecast and the Pinpoint weather team at abc4.com/weather.