Salt Lake Valley expected to see more frosty mornings

Salt Lake Valley expected to see more frosty mornings

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WASATCH FRONT -- Frost sensitive plants in the Salt Lake Valley may not survive Monday night uncovered. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for the Wasatch Front and South-Central Utah for Tuesday morning.

The advisory means more frost is possible as clouds over northern Utah move out and clear skies give way to colder temperatures.

KSL 5 Meteorologist Len Randolph said, "In the wake of the storm we can expect frost throughout the valley between 2 and 9 Tuesday morning."

According to data compiled by Utah State University, frost has shown up as early as mid-September. But for the Salt Lake Valley, at least, frost normally doesn't show up until around Halloween.

Although many retail stores have had fall fashions out for weeks, shoppers at an area store weren't quite ready for the cold stuff.

"Give me about a month and I'm totally ready for this," said Makayla McCoy . "I need a few more weeks of these fall colors and just cool nights without the snow yet."

McCoy's flower garden has already frozen. She lives in Park City.


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