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UPDATE: Flooding, road closures, and power outages in SLC

Aug 6, 2022, 5:32 PM | Updated: Aug 8, 2022, 11:55 am
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Images of debris on SR 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon. (Utah Department of Transportation)
(Utah Department of Transportation)

SALT LAKE CITY — A summer storm moving across the Salt Lake Valley has left drivers dealing with standing water and flooding. Furthermore, the storm has left residents with power outages.

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) reported that more than 3,490 customers were without power in the 84115, 84106, 84105, and 84119 zip codes in Salt Lake City.

However, power was restored at 5:18 p.m. and they ask to check your main breaker before reporting an outage.

Right now the cause of the outages is unknown. 

Little Cottonwood Canyon Closed

The Utah Department of Transportation, UDOT, reports that SR 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon is temporarily closed. The area of closure is between Perpetual Storage, which is milepost 6, to Lisa Falls, at milepost 6.6. 

That said, a plow is on scene removing debris and Unified Polic Department will begin metering traffic soon. 

UDOT said there is no estimated time of fully opening.

Standing water

The South Salt Lake Police report that there is standing water on 3300 South and 400 West underneath the freeway overpass.  Additionally, the agency advises drivers to take an alternate route, and not to drive through standing water.

On Saturday afternoon, Bountiful police also reported issues with flooded roads and standing water at the 2600 South onramp to southbound I-15.

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UPDATE: Flooding, road closures, and power outages in SLC