National Weather Service issues multiple flood warnings across Utah

May 1, 2023, 3:10 PM | Updated: May 2, 2023, 7:13 am

Flooding at Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City....

Flooding at Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City. (Photo credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

(Photo credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Temperatures are rising and, at least in the near future, flood warnings don’t seem to be slowing down across Utah. The National Weather Service (NWS) for Salt Lake City issued several flood warnings on Monday.

The warnings are in effect for Thistle Creek, Weber River at Plain City, the South Fork of the Ogden River near Huntsville, and the Sevier River near Hatch.

Flooding near Thistle Creek has closed US 89 at the US 6 and Thistle Junction.

Weber River is flooding near Plain City. According to NWS SLC, water will increase to minor flood levels this afternoon and stay at that mark through Friday, May 5. 

(Photo credit: Matthew Johnson Twitter)

Near Huntsville, the South Fork of the Ogden River is under a flood warning. Water flow is expected to peak on the morning of May 5. 

(Photo credit: Google Maps screenshot)

Also, the Sevier River near Hatch is experiencing a flood warning. NWS SLC said flows will peak late tonight and will be near flood levels through Friday morning. 

(Photo credit: Matthew Johnson Twitter)

Garden City continues to remain under a state of emergency, according to its mayor. 

Garden City official declares state of emergency, due to flooding

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