Heavy snow and strong winds continue in Utah
Strong wind gusts up to 65 mph remain possible through Sunday evening.
PHOTOS: High winds lead to downed trees, property damage, tumbleweeds across Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Major wind gusts that blew through the valleys Saturday morning led to serious property damage across northern and central Utah. Tumbleweeds and downed trees scattered residential neighborhood by the early morning hours. While the winds were expected to ease up by midday, they would...
Strong wind gusts rip off roof of Salt Lake City church
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Strong wind gusts over the weekend caused property damage across the state, including the ripping off of the roof of Gospel Grace Church in Salt Lake City. “That's a scary thing right there. Having a roof ripped off when you're right in the building,"...
Hundreds of Utahns block road on I-80 overpass, stopping traffic in support of Palestine
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Hundreds of Utahns rallied in support of Palestine on Saturday, stopping traffic as they stood on an I-80 overpass in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City. They protested on the 1300 East bridge near Sugar House Park as a winter storm blew...
A Haunted Road In Utah That Will Give You Chills
Utah boasts natural beauty, outdoor escapades, and a captivating history. Yet, within this picturesque landscape lies a shadowy realm teeming with tales of ghosts, curses, and tragic events. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, embarking on a journey down one of Utah’s most haunted roads, Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, promises an eerie adventure.
High winds hit Wasatch Front as storm moves in
SALT LAKE CITY — High winds moved into the Wasatch Front Saturday afternoon, swamping homes with tumbleweeds and damaging a Salt Lake church’s roof. High wind and winter storm warnings are in effect across Utah this weekend. Winds will continue to increase over western Utah valleys Saturday ahead of a front and spread into southern Utah, with some gusts over 65 mph expected. These will be the strongest winds of the season, according to the National Weather Service.
OUTAGES: High winds causing power outages throughout Utah
Hazardous winds have caused a power outage in Brigham City, city officials said.
10 Famous Singers from Utah
Utah, a state widely recognized for its breathtaking landscapes and a strong sense of community, harbors a rich tapestry of musical talent that has significantly contributed to the global music scene. This diverse artistic haven, nestled among majestic mountains and serene deserts, has been the birthplace or launching pad for a remarkable array of singers who have left an indelible mark on various genres, ranging from pop and rock to country and beyond. The Top 10 Famous Singers from Utah not only encapsulate the state’s vibrant cultural heritage but also underscore the universal language of music, transcending geographical boundaries and connecting hearts worldwide. These artists, with their unique voices and compelling storytelling abilities, have managed to captivate audiences and critics alike, carving out distinctive niches in the highly competitive music industry. Their journeys from small-town gigs to international stages represent stories of perseverance, creativity, and the relentless pursuit of artistic expression. This article aims to shine a spotlight on these ten luminaries, exploring their musical journeys, the impact of their Utah roots on their artistry, and how they’ve contributed to shaping the contemporary music landscape. From the soul-stirring ballads of a singer-songwriter who found their voice amidst the tranquil beauty of the Wasatch Range to the electrifying performances of a rock band that cut its teeth in Salt Lake City’s live music scene, each artist’s story is a testament to the rich musical soil of Utah. As we delve into the lives and legacies of these remarkable musicians, we celebrate not only their achievements but also the enduring power of music to inspire, challenge, and bring people together.
⚠️ Update: Travel Advisory for Northern Utah's Mountains Due to Severe Storm
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Utah. Local transportation authorities issued a strong advisory for travelers in northern Utah's mountain regions, specifically highlighting Parleys Canyon, due to deteriorating storm conditions. Motorists who need to venture into these areas tonight are urgently required to use vehicles with four-wheel drive (4WD) or have the appropriate traction devices installed. This caution comes in the wake of several incidents where vehicles equipped with bald tires have slid off the road, leading to significant holdups. The latest update informs the public that snow plow crews are actively working to clear the canyons. However, their efforts are impeded by the traffic disruptions caused by these accidents. The authorities are asking people to prioritize safety and avoid travel if possible during these hazardous conditions. Residents and travelers are advised to heed these warnings seriously to prevent further incidents and allow snow removal services to operate more efficiently.
Roadway restrictions issued across Utah amid hazardous road weather conditions
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Several roadway restriction were put into effect Saturday morning amid hazardous weather conditions including high winds gusting up to 70 miles per hour. Shortly before 9:30 a.m. March 2, officials of the Utah Department of Transportation prohibited high profile vehicles on eastbound Interstate 80...
Biggest storm of the season hits California and Nevada
A powerful blizzard howled in the Sierra Nevada, closing a long stretch of Interstate 80 in California, forcing ski resorts to shut down, and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.More than 10 feet of snow was expected at higher elevations, National Weather Service meteorologist William Churchill said Saturday, creating a "life-threatening concern" for residents near Lake Tahoe and blocking travel on the key east-west freeway.Avalanche danger was "high to extreme" in backcountry areas through Sunday evening throughout the central Sierra and greater Lake Tahoe area, the weather service said."It's a blizzard," said Dubravka Tomasin, a resident of Truckee,...
❄️ Winter Weather Advisory: Heavy Snow Expected Across Utah Metro Areas
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Utah. Residents of northern Utah can expect snowfall to begin tonight with the rest of the state to follow tomorrow. The forecast indicates that the heaviest snowfall is expected to occur between 1 PM and 6 PM, particularly affecting the metropolitan areas stretching from Ogden to Provo. Travelers are advised to preview their routes and stay informed about the weather conditions before heading out to ensure safety during this time.
Strong winter storm barreling into Utah Saturday
Hang on to your hat! Our windy stretch of weather will continue as strong southwest flow remains in place Friday evening ahead of an approaching cold front.
Road Conditions for March 2nd, 2024 at 6:45 a.m.
Dry with strong winds between the Utah state line and Evanston. Dry between Exit 83, La Barge Rd to Exit 111, Airport, and Baxter Rd. Dry between Airport, Baxter Rd, and Point of Rocks. Dry from Point of Rocks to Patrick Draw. Dry from Wamsutter to Creston Junction. I-80 East.
The Hallmark-esque movie you love may have been produced and filmed in Utah
OREM — Some filmmakers talk of making backyard movies as kids, always seeing the world through the imagined eyes of the famed Alfred Hitchcock, or Steven Spielberg. A bulky portable VCR and camera provided occasional fun for siblings Brittany Wiscombe and Brian Brough, who grew up in Las Vegas, but their sights were never set on Hollywood.
Gov. Cox not planning to veto any 2024 legislative session bills
SALT LAKE CITY — As the 2024 Utah legislative session draws to a close, Gov. Cox said he is not planning to veto any bills. When Gov. Cox appeared on KSL NewsRadio’s Jeff Caplan’s Afternoon News, he said he had already signed a handful of bills into law. However, he did not name any specific bills.
🌬️❄️ Travel Alert: Severe Weather Update for SR190 and SR210 in Big/Little Cottonwood Canyons, UT
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Big/Little Cottonwood Canyons. Local motorists should prepare for severe weather conditions as strong winds and heavy snowfall are anticipated to impact the Big/Little Cottonwood Canyons area today. The latest advisory warns of wind gusts possibly exceeding 70 mph during the morning hours. Commuters using State Routes 190 and 210 should anticipate a significant weather shift near 12 to 1 pm with heavy snowfall expected to reach rates of 2-3 inches per hour. Total road snow accumulation could be between 8-12 inches after 1 pm, potentially leading to hazardous road conditions and reduced visibility. In response to the upcoming storm, transportation officials are urging travelers to adjust their schedules, specifically when planning trips to or from local ski resorts such as Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, and Solitude Mountain. In the event of high visitor traffic combined with the projected snowfall, authorities are alerting the public to the possibility of prolonged delays when exiting parking facilities and navigating roadways. Such delays could extend for several hours. Residents and visitors are advised to plan wisely and stay updated on the latest road conditions. Travelers should also take into account the extra time needed due to the slower traffic conditions and have an emergency kit ready in their vehicles.
Governor cheers Utah Legislature, donors for homeless services funding
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 2, 2024 (Gephardt Daily) — Gov. Spencer Cox applauded the Utah Legislature and the philanthropic community for committing more than $81.2 million to support services for the homeless. State lawmakers approved $66.2 million in funding during the just-completed legislative session for affordable housing, mental...
Discover the Most Frequently Snatched Items at Your Utah Walmart
What gets the five finger discount at Utah Walmart's?. It makes all of our prices go up. It gets my blood boiling. I'll breathe and you can read. Here is the list of the top 8:. 1.Cosmetics. Y'know, there are some real good drugstore brands out there, but swiping stuff...
The Terrifying Phobia That Haunted Utah Last Year
Find out the top phobias that have had Utah on edge. In 2023 our biggest fear was a fear of holes. That's right holes. Not falling in a hole nor getting stuck in a hole which would probably classified as claustrophobia, a fear of tight spaces. Utah's top fear was Trypophobia which is a fear of holes in patterns. It seems that everyday items like sponges, strawberries, or honeycomb can trigger feelings of revulsion.