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Flash flooding warning issued in Capital Reef Monday afternoon

Jul 18, 2022, 3:41 PM | Updated: Aug 2, 2022, 10:26 am
Capitol Reef National Park. The Pioneer Register. photo credit: Ravell Call/Deseret News....
Capitol Reef National Park. The Pioneer Register. photo credit: Ravell Call/Deseret News.

WAYNE COUNTY, Utah — Capitol Reef National Park Services took to Twitter Monday afternoon to announce a flash flood warning in Capitol Gorge, Pleasant Creek, and Burro Wash.

According to Park Services, a few areas have been closed due to the warning. The areas listed below are currently closed:

  • Capitol Reef’s Scenic Drive is closed south of the junction with the Grand Wash Road.
  • Capitol Gorge Road is closed until further notice.
  • Pleasant Creek Road is closed until further notice.

According to Capital Reef National Park Services, the flash flood warning is in effect until 4:00 p.m..

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Flash flooding warning issued in Capital Reef Monday afternoon