ENVIRONMENT

Flash flood warnings issued in 3 Utah counties

Aug 26, 2023, 7:00 PM | Updated: Jan 12, 2024, 2:18 pm

Flash flood warning issued for parts of Utah....

A flash flood warning was issued for areas near Capitol Reef National park. (C. Middleton/courtesy of Capitol Reef National Park.)

(C. Middleton/courtesy of Capitol Reef National Park.)

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Garfield, Wayne, and Duchesne Counties.

NWS says to avoid walking or driving through flood waters. If you see flooding, NWS says to move to higher ground immediately.

Check the NWS website to learn about flood safety.

Duchesne flooding

The Duchesne County Flood Warning reported a mudslide at the Yellow Pine Campground. Families camping there have been informed by park rangers that departure or return might be delayed for two to four days due to severe mudslides and flooding. Many campers have gone to elevated cabins to escape the hazardous conditions.

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Flash flood warnings issued in 3 Utah counties