50k without power as Utah gusts reach 102 mph

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — High winds ripping through Utah have overturned several semi-trucks, knocked out power to more than 50,000 customers and prompted school closures.Police asked schools to close in Centerville, where the National Weather Service reported a 102 mph gust Thursday morning. Centerville’s mayor declared a local state of emergency in the town, and mail delivery and trash pickup were cancelled for the day.Salt Lake County emergency officials say morning winds blew 10 semi-trucks onto their sides on or near Interstate 15. Truck travel is restricted north of Salt Lake City.Rocky Mountain Power reports at least 50,000 customers on the Wasatch Front were without power as of 10:30 a.m.School district officials have also closed about a dozen schools in Ogden and the Farmington courthouse has been closed.If you have pictures of wind damage in your area, please email webmaster@cvdaily.com

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