Mother Nature didn't forget Utah for much-needed moisture during the weekend.
And more rain appears to be in the offing Thursday and Friday, but the weather should be clear and pleasant over much of the state for the Easter weekend, says William J. Alder, meteorologist in charge of the Salt Lake office of the National Weather Service.For the weekend that began Saturday, Alta received 7 inches of snow with 1.24 inches of water, and many other Utah areas received generous amounts of precipitation. They included 1.20, Bountiful; .82, Holladay; .70, South Jordan; .68, West Valley; 1.02, Johnson Pass, Tooele County; .50, Ogden and Brighton; .60, Mountain Dell Reservoir; .62 Salt Lake International Airport; .87, Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County; .51, Wendover; .41, Fillmore; .45, Heber City and Cedar City; .58, Provo and Brigham Young University; .41, Delta; .75, Orem; .39, Richfield; .78, Alpine; .60, Manti; .49, Pleasant Grove, and .64, Hill Air Force Base.
Showers lingered over parts of Utah Monday morning but were expected to diminish later in the day. The temperature was expected to rise to about 60 degrees by Monday afternoon and will drop to lows of the mid- to upper 30s Monday night. Tuesday will be sunny and much warmer, with a high near 70. Wednesday will be even warmer, climbing to the mid-70s over much of Utah.