(SALT LAKE CITY) — Dust storms have wreaked havoc in Fresno, Las Vegas, and west of Salt Lake City — the worst of it in Utah where a deadly pileup occurred on I-80.
Winds gusted to 80 mph, blinding drivers with dust and knocking over semis.
A video posted by Kerry Farnsworth (@kerryfarnsworth) on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:08pm PDT
Salt Lake City went from 76 degrees at 2:00 p.m. to 35 degrees and snowing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday. That’s a 40 degree temperature drop in just four hours. Winds at the airport were sustained at 50 mph with gusts to 64 mph as the cold front moved through.
— U of U Ute Weather (@UteWeather) April 14, 2015
Welcome snow continued in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. At least 5 inches has fallen at Salt Lake International Airport; that’s more than the last three months combined. It’s their least snowy season on record so far.
A photo posted by Judge (@jpleverich) on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:35am PDT
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