A windstorm with gusts over 90 mph downed trees, knocked out power, and forced schools to close along the Wasatch Front in north-central Utah on Tuesday, September 8, local reports said.
Hurricane-force winds were recorded in Farmington, Centerville, Layton, Willard, Brigham City, and Salt Lake City and at Logan Peak Tuesday morning, according to local reports. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Salt Lake City officially reported 98 mph wind gusts.
As of 9.45 am, Rocky Mountain Power had reported more than 58,500 outages in northern Utah.
Interstate 15 was closed in both directions.
These videos show scenes of damage on Tuesday morning around Farmington, where wind gusts of 95 mph were reported by the NWS. At one point the recorder of the video can be heard saying, “The street is just covered with trees.” Credit: Will Blake via Storyful