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Salt Lake City hit 100 degrees Thursday, first time in 2024

Jun 13, 2024, 4:16 PM | Updated: 5:02 pm

Salt lake city hit a record number of 100 degree days and the state is close to the all-time highes...

(Ben B. Braun/Deseret News)

(Ben B. Braun/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service said Salt Lake City hit 100 degrees on Thursday afternoon. It was the first triple-digit day in 2024.

 

It was not unexpected, KSL meteorologists have had their eye on a weather system that they predicted would bring hot days this week.

 

Forecasters issued a Red Flag Warning for portions of southern Utah through 9 p.m. Thursday night. This warning is issued when the wind, dry conditions, and the heat can combine and contribute to “extreme fire behavior.”

Temperatures are expected to fall back into the 80s in northern Utah for the Father’s Day weekend.

(KSL TV)

(KSL TV)

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Salt Lake City hit 100 degrees Thursday, first time in 2024