A HARD FREEZE WATCH is in effect for the Wasatch Front for Wednesday night into Thursday morning. COLD! That's the story today, with highs across the state running 10-20 degrees below normal. We'll be in the 40s along the Wasatch Front, with 50s to around 60 across southern Utah. There will be scattered showers and snow showers over the mountains, with a bit of a north breeze up to 25mph. Tonight, get ready for the possibility of record cold temperatures. The record low for Salt Lake City is 27, set back in 1941. We will come very close to that number, as most of the state gets well below the freezing point. So if you've started your garden a little early, cover them up or bring those plants inside. Thursday will be a brisk, sunny, and warmer day. Highs will be in the 50s and 60s, which is still a few degrees below average.
Another cold front will approach northern Utah on Friday, with some showers moving in at night into Saturday morning. This could affect the Salt Lake Marathon, at least the early part of the race, with some light showers. Temperatures for the runners will be cool, but ideal, in the 40s and low 50s. Partly cloudy skies will develop by midday Saturday, with highs up around 60.
Looking far ahead into next week, the trend will be for warmer and warmer air to move in, with 70s likely for the Wasatch Front by the end of the week.
Have a great day.
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