Federal disaster assistance made available for Utah for areas affected by September winds

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(ABC4) – Federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Utah to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by straight-line winds in September 2020.

High winds ripped through northern Utah in early September, hitting Davis and Weber counties, specifically cities that are at the mouth of canyons such as Farmington, Centerville, Kaysville, Bountiful, and Ogden.

The gusts caused power outages and highways, schools, and courts to close.

On Capitol Hill alone, the storm knocked over eight historic evergreens and snapped dozens of trees in half. The wind even delayed a funeral in Cache County.

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