Flash flood warning issued for Tooele County, lightning strikes houses
SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service (NWS) out of Salt Lake City has issued a flash flood warning Wednesday evening for Tooele County until 9:45 p.m.
Flash Flood Warning including Tooele County, UT until 9:45 PM MDT pic.twitter.com/3algR7KOAF
— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) August 11, 2022
The NWS says a debris flow from the Jacob City Burn Scar will impact the country road in Soldier Canyon. The debris flow will include mud, rocks, vegetation and other loose material, creating for a dangerous situation.
An urban and small stream flood advisory is in place for Stansbury Park, Erda, Lake Point and Tooele until 7:45 p.m.
According to the NWS, the storms that passed over I-80 near Delle and Grantsville Wednesday evening have the possibility of producing wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour and significant rainfall.
Tooele County authorities say two houses were struck by lightning during Wednesday evening’s storm. It occurred in the area of 1663 North Aaron Drove in Tooele.
There were no injuries to individuals or pets. However, one house had damage to its electrical outlets. The other house had damage to its outside sprinkler system.
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