Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Hard Freeze Watch
Statement as of 3:45 PM MDT on April 01, 2015

... Hard freeze watch in effect from late Thursday night through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a hard
freeze watch... which is in effect from late Thursday night
through Friday morning.

* Affected area... the Salt Lake and Tooele valleys... southern
Wasatch front... and the San Rafael Swell.

* Temperatures... mid to upper 20s.

* Timing... late Thursday night through mid morning Friday.

* Impacts... sub freezing temperatures will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation if left unprotected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A hard freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.



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Record Report
Statement as of 7:25 PM MDT on April 1, 2015

... Warmest March on record in Salt Lake City...

The average daily temperature for March 2015 was 49.7 degrees. This
breaks the record for the month of March of 49.6 degrees set in 1910.
Normal for March is 43.6 degrees. The average maximum temperature of
61.6 degrees was second all-time... with the warmest 62.0 degrees set
in 1934. The high temperatures were above normal for 25 days in March
including every day from the 6th through the 31st... with the exception
of March 25th.

This comes on the heels of the warmest February on record for Salt Lake
City... as well as the warmest and least snowiest winter on record.