Utah’s summer heatwaves over the years

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – One of the big conversations over the last couple of weeks has been about Utah’s hot weather.

Craig Wirth says he’s glad we have t-shirts, shorts, and sneakers to get us through summer. His big question is how did all the Utahns from yesteryear make it through the summer in their heavy suits and layers of clothing.

For this week’s Wirth Watching report Craig takes us back to Utah summers in 1913 and 1939 when a fashion statement was more important than staying cool.

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