UTAH FLOOD WATCH

Flood watch in effect for portions of eastern Utah

Jun 29, 2024, 4:34 PM | Updated: 4:44 pm

The Colorado River is pictured near Moab in Grand County on Friday, April, 26, 2024. (Kristin Murph...

The Colorado River is pictured near Moab in Grand County on Friday, April, 26, 2024. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

(Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH — A flood watch is now in effect covering portions of eastern Utah and western Colorado. This flood watch is in effect from Sunday, June 30th to the end of Monday, July 1st. San Juan and Grand Counties are both part of the affected area.

 This summer has already seen severe flooding and storms hit Utah, such as the remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto, which caused extensive damage across Grand County earlier this month. But it appears Mother Nature isn’t done with Southeast Utah just yet. According to a post by Grand County Utah Emergency Management, excessive rainfall may lead to flooding across rivers, streams, and low-lying areas in the affected region.

Residents are advised to be prepared to respond should flood conditions occur in their area. To help them prepare, the post linked a page from the National Weather Service with resources for flood safety

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Flood watch in effect for portions of eastern Utah