UPDATE: Flooding, road closures, and power outages in SLC
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.
Update as of 6:25pm: Power has been restored as of 5:18pm. If you are still without power, please check your main breaker before reporting an outage. We appreciate your patience while crews worked to safely restore power.
— Rocky Mountain Power UT (@RMP_Utah) August 7, 2022
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.
🚧 #RoadClosureUpdate 🚧 #SR210 remains closed due to storm debris from Perpetual Storage (MP 6) to Lisa Falls (MP 6.6). A plow is on the scene clearing & @updsl will begin metering traffic shortly. No est time of fully opening. Stay tuned for updates. @UDOTTRAFFIC pic.twitter.com/UoSdIGD0B3
— UDOT Cottonwood Canyons (@UDOTcottonwoods) August 6, 2022
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.
2600 South – On Ramp for Southbound I-15 is flooded. Avoid the area please. pic.twitter.com/hYgl2z9nfT
— BountifulCityPD (@bountifulcityPD) August 6, 2022
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