Davis County, Utah- The Wasatch front is no stranger to hurricane equivalent high winds. Back in 2011, I lost my roof while residing in West Bountiful, Utah. A stretch from North Salt Lake to Ogden was littered with toppled pine trees.
Here’s what Fox 13 had to say about this weekends winds.
DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — Officials are warning residents in Davis County to secure their belongings and prepare for possible power outages as high winds are expected in the area this weekend.
According to a press release from the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, high winds are expected through Sunday with the peak of the storm expected between 10 p.m. and midnight Saturday.
The press release states wind speeds of up to 85 mph are possible, and they encourage residents to take precautions by:
1- Securing items in your yard such as trampolines or patio furniture
2- Secure your garbage cans inside your garage or somewhere they won’t blow away
3- Prepare for possible power outages
The National Weather Service tweeted out a map showing areas where the winds are expected to be the strongest.
— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) April 29, 2016
Here is some video of the aftermath of the 2011 windstorm that toppled trees and destroyed houses. Winds exceeded 120 MPH
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