Home » News
Home » News

Utah forecast: Some like it hot, some wet — both will be happy

Published August 20, 2013 10:07 am

Air quality • It is graded as "Green," but allergens elevated.
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Some like it hot, some like it wet: Utah's forecast for the mid-week should make aficionadi of both climatological persuasions somewhat happy.

The Wasatch Front looked for high temperatures in the low- to mid-90s with afternoon and evening thunderstorms and rain showers on Wednesday, a mirror image of Tuesday's forecast.

Southern Utahns awaited a similar cycle of storm activity, though high temperatures will climb past 100 degrees both days, the National Weather Service said.

All that atmospheric stirring bodes well for breathing deeply. The Utah Division of Air Quality graded the entire state as "Green," or healthy, through the mid-week. The only exceptions might be allergy sufferers, especially those sensitive to chenopods — rated "very high" on the Intermountain Allergy & Asthma website's pollen index — and mold and ragweed, which were "moderate."

Salt Lake City's high temperature for Wednesday was pegged at 97, up 3 degrees from Tuesday's forecast; Ogden looked for 92 and 91 degrees, respectively; Provo 95 and 92; Logan 92s; Wendover 94 and 92; Duchesne 86 and 84; Cedar City 89s; St. George 103s; and Moab 96 and 94 degrees.


Twitter: @remims




Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus