UPDATED with reader-submitted photo 12:30 p.m.
SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a “Wind Advisory” in effect until 4 p.m. Sunday for the southwest valleys of Utah.
Sustained southwest winds of 25-30 mph with gusts near 45 mph are expected.
Although not included in the National Weather Service’s current “Wind Advisory,” the St. George area is experiencing winds of 22 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, according to “The Weather Channel” website, weather.com, at 10:55 a.m.
The southwest valleys of Utah including the cities of Beaver, Cedar City and Milford.
Winds will strengthen Sunday morning and remain strong and gusty through midafternoon before diministhing with the passage of a cold front.
Strong crosswinds are expected across all west-to-east roadways in the area. Blowing dust will reduce visibilities in areas with open agricultural lands.
A “Wind Advisory” means that sustained wind speeds of at least 31 mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected.
Motorists in the advisory area should be prepared for sudden gusty crosswinds which can make driving difficult.
- Wind advisory warnings for Kane County, Washington County – March 29 advisory, extended as indicated in this report of March 30
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