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Another record set Tuesday in SLC, rain is on the way for western Utah

Sep 20, 2022, 9:30 PM

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SALT LAKE CITY — While the official start of fall isn’t until Thursday, the record-breaking summer of 2022 continued on Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service, the Salt Lake City International Airport hit 92 degrees Tuesday, setting a new daily record. The previous record of 91 was set in 1993.

And while Tuesday was hot, cooler temperatures are expected for the remainder of the week. The NWS is forecasting severe weather for western portions of Utah beginning Wednesday afternoon.

The KSL Weather team is forecasting a high of 76 degrees on Thursday for Salt Lake City with a 20% chance of rain. As the weekend draws closer, warmer weather will return. A high of 80 degrees is forecasted in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Salt Lake City will also see a high of 83 degrees on Sunday. 

On Monday and Tuesday, the high in Salt Lake City is expected to reach the mid-80s. 

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Another record set Tuesday in SLC, rain is on the way for western Utah