WEATHER

Wind and rain impacting the Monday evening commute

Oct 18, 2021, 3:46 PM | Updated: 5:37 pm

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SALT LAKE CITY — Wind and rain have been keeping drivers on their toes for the last hour or so, and the bad weather isn’t expected to stop for a while. Here’s one example of what the commute is looking like right now.

The National Weather Service reported wind gusts of up to 61 mph on Monday afternoon as the storm rolled in.

 


 

Earlier on Monday afternoon, weather officials warned of the potential for those strong wind gusts:


 KSL Newsradio has heard from texters who’ve said that wind has downed some trees in south Provo near the cemetery.

A previous tweet from the National Weather Service warned of 55 mph wind along I-80 in the west desert.


 

And it’s rain now, but snow is expected to impact Utah roadways over the next 24 hours.

This is a developing story that will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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Wind and rain impacting the Monday evening commute