MesoWest weather stations shows that the winds are strongest near the canyons. It was a blustery walk up to campus this morning.
|University of Utah: Gusts nearly 50 mph at the Natural History Museum|
|Hill Air Force Base and Weber Canyon|
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING... * AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH FRONT FROM BRIGHAM CITY SOUTH THROUGH THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE SALT LAKE VALLEY. * WINDS...EAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 60 MPH NEAR THE MOUTHS OF THE CANYONS. * TIMING...STRONG EASTERLY CANYON WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING. THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISHING DURING THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS. * IMPACTS...STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG THE I-15 AND US 89 CORRIDORS...ESPECIALLY THROUGH WEBER AND DAVIS COUNTIES...AND ALONG THE EAST SIDE BELT OF I-215 IN EASTERN SALT LAKE COUNTY. HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING THROUGH THIS AREA. WIND SENSITIVE OPERATIONS WILL BE AFFECTED.
It appears the background levels of ozone last throughout the night since the NOx titration of ozone is not occurring in the cities during the wind events.