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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Riders enjoy the alpine coaster at Park City Mountain Resort in Park City on Monday, June 18, 2012.

PARK CITY — Utahns fled to the cooler air of the mountains as temperatures hit the high 90s in the Salt Lake Valley on Monday. People enjoyed the alpine coasters and slides in Park City, where temperatures were in the low 80s.

Cooler weather is expected along the Wasatch front Tuesday and Wednesday, but the hot 90s temperatures will return Thursday and into the weekend.