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Hazards in Utah

Potential Disasters

Because of its varying climate and terrain, Utah can experience a variety of disasters. Wildfires can strike during the hot, dry summer months and severe storms during the winter season can blanket parts of the state, causing power outages and increased avalanche danger. Despite these risks, there are steps everyone can take to ensure they are prepared for a variety of disasters. Be informed so you can be ready for the unexpected.

Utah’s Disaster History