Weather service issues High Wind Warning for Northern Utah

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for parts of Northern Utah, including the Cache Valley, warning that strong and destructive downslope winds are expected. The high winds are forecast to affect several areas of the state through Thursday night, including the potential for destructive winds across Northern Salt Lake County, Davis County and Eastern Box Elder County. Strong winds are also expected across the Cache Valley. For Cache Valley, winds are expected to come out of the east at 30 to 45 miles per hour with gusts reaching up to 60 mph. The strongest winds are expected along the east of Highway 91. The high winds are expected to begin developing at midnight Thursday and reaching their peak Thursday morning through early Thursday afternoon. Dangerous crosswinds can be created at times along Highway 91. Lightly loaded, high-profile vehicles should use extra caution. Wind-sensitive operations will be affected. Vehicles, especially high-profile vehicles, can be difficult to control in at times in high winds. Motorists should take extra precaution.

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