Storms and “potentially destructive winds” hit northern Utah


Severe thunderstorms and “destructive winds” could hit northern Utah on Saturday night. (Shutterstock)

SALT LAKE CITY – Many areas of northern Utah experienced severe thunderstorms and strong wind gusts on Saturday night, and the National Weather Service warned flash floods could occur in the new burn scar in Parleys Canyon .

The flash flood warning for Parleys Canyon was issued at 10 p.m. and was scheduled to last until 11:30 p.m. Tweeter.

The agency had previously issued a urban notice and small stream for much of northern Utah, including southeastern Davis County, southwestern Morgan County, central Salt Lake County, and western Summit County, after an evening filled with multiples severe thunderstorm warnings for zones.

Severe weather warnings have moved north to Wyoming, where the The agency warned that wind gusts could reach 80 mph.

Winds of up to 73 mph were posted on I-80 west of Salt Lake City.

“If you hear thunder, you are close enough to be in danger of lightning,” the agency said. tweeted. “Come in now! “

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