UTAH — Utah could see record-breaking temperatures beginning this weekend and extending into early next week.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) Salt Lake City, dangerous heat levels are forecasted Saturday, July 15 through Monday, July 17, across lower Washington County, Zion National Park and Glen Canyon.
Lower Washington County could see temperatures as high as 110-115 degrees.
An elevated heat risk is also forecast across the Wasatch Front, Tooele and Rush Valleys from Sunday, July 16 until Monday, July 17.
According to the NWS, Salt Lake City could see temperatures as high as 103 degrees.
“A heat advisory will be in effect. At these levels of heat, heat-related illnesses can impact those sensitive to heat,” said a statement from the NWS. “Drink plenty of water, even if not feeling thirsty. Spend more time in air‐conditioned places, especially if you become overwhelmed by heat. Strenuous activities should be reduced, eliminated or rescheduled to the coolest time of the day.”