High wind warning issued for Northern Utah until 9 p.m.

25 May

High wind warning issued for Northern Utah until 9 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — High winds will impact Northern Utah Wednesday evening.

A high wind warning has been issued for Weber, Davis and Box Elder until 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, according to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.

Showers and thunderstorms moving through the area will cause wind gusts of up to 50 to 60 mph, with a few gusts approaching 75 mph.

High Wind Warning thru 900 PM for widespread microburst winds of 50-60 MPH with some gusts of 70+ for most valleys of wrn UT & far sw WY. pic.twitter.com/MsGKRFeHpa

— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) May 24, 2017

Thunderstorm activity will begin late afternoon and persist throughout the evening, the NWS says. The storms will also have the possibility to generate strong microbursts.

During high winds, the NWS recommends securing items like lawn furniture, garbage cans and trampolines.

Strong cross winds could also cause hazardous driving conditions.

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