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SALT LAKE CITY — After getting hit with hurricane-force winds Monday night leading into Tuesday, the Wasatch Front saw strong winds Wednesday morning that lowered as the day progressed.
A high wind warning issued for the Salt Lake and Tooele valleys — including Ogden, Bountiful and Salt Lake City — expired at 9 a.m., the National Weather Service Salt Lake City office reported. The NWS expected a "manageable uptick" in wind for Wednesday night.
Tuesday’s storm saw gusts up to 99 mph in Farmington as more than 100,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers lost power and giant trees were uprooted across the Wasatch Front.
At least one person died Tuesday from injuries suffered in the storm, Intermountain Health Care spokesman Jesse Gomez confirmed.
The high winds were accompanied by unseasonably cold temperatures more commonly found in mid-October, according to NWS officials.
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In addition to the state of Utah issuing an emergency declaration, the following cities and counties have declared a local state of emergency in response to the damages caused by the storm:
- South Salt Lake
- Salt Lake City
- Salt Lake County