ENVIRONMENT

NWS warns of probable flooding in southern Utah

Aug 15, 2023, 5:51 PM | Updated: 5:51 pm

Sept. 2015, in Zion National Park, flood that left 3 dead and four missing in Zion National Park in...

FILE: Sept. 2015, in Zion National Park, flood that left 3 dead and four missing in Zion National Park in Southern Utah. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News)

(Scott G Winterton/Deseret News)

SOUTHERN UTAH — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a statement warning people of probable flooding in most national parks, monuments, and recreation areas.

Probable flooding in many parts of southern Utah including many recreation areas.

Probable flooding in many parts of southern Utah, including many recreation areas. (National Weather Service SLC)

There is an increased risk of flash flooding for southern Utah National Parks and recreation areas. Make sure to check in with local visitor centers or ranger stations before heading out and have a plan if threatening weather approaches.

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