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Flooding caused evacuations in the area of the Jacob City Fire burn scar. Photo courtesy of Stockto...
Mark Jackson

Evacuations for areas in the Jacob City Fire burn scar lifted early Sunday

A flash flood warning was issued Friday evening for Salt Lake County, according to the National Weather Service out of Salt Lake City.
3 days ago
Photo courtesy of the Utah Department of Natural Resources...
Chandler Holt

Some Utah areas see slight drop in drought levels

A drought update from the Utah Division of Water Resources offers a glimpse of good news for Utah. Division spokesman Michael Sanchez says you can thank a good monsoonal season for a slight drop in the percentage of the state that is in extreme drought or worse
3 days ago
A lightning strike is pictured....
Samantha Herrera

Two Tooele houses struck by lightning in yesterday’s storm

TOOELE, Utah — Two houses were struck by lightning Wednesday night during a thunderstorm. Officials said there were no injuries, but some damage. Deputy Fire Chief Jed Colovich from the Tooele City Fire Department said one house had damage to its electrical outlets. The other house had damage to its sprinkler timer. Colovich said the […]
5 days ago
NWS predicts 'skier's delight' storm, but little impact on our snowpack, Utah's drought...
Mark Jones

Flash flood warning issued for Tooele County, lightning strikes houses

A flash flood warning has been issued for Tooele County on Wednesday evening. The country road in Soldier Canyon is expected to be impacted, creating a dangerous situation.
5 days ago
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Marilyn Deutsch

200-year-old tree explodes in Portland due to heat wave

The tree, along with residents, endured seven days of temperatures at 95 degrees or above. A branch that fell weighed roughly 30,000 pounds.
7 days ago
The water level at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the US by volume, is at its lowest since it ...
Nouran Salahieh and Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN

More human remains discovered in Lake Mead’s receding waters

More human remains have been found in the receding waters of Lake Mead, authorities announced Saturday. This is the fourth time human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May.
8 days ago
salt lake flooding...
Simone Seikaly

UPDATE: Flooding, road closures, and power outages in SLC

Rocky Mountain Power reports that more than 3,490 customers are without power in the 84115, 84106, 84105, and 84119 zip codes.
9 days ago
Weather advisory....
Waverly Golden

UPDATE: Flood advisory for portions of Salt Lake Valley and Davis County

NWS reported that these storms historically produce minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. 
9 days ago
NWS predicts 'skier's delight' storm, but little impact on our snowpack, Utah's drought...
Mark Jones

Severe weather makes its presence felt Friday around Utah

Utah experienced severe weather Friday with winds and rain reaching various parts of the state, making driving difficult. An outdoor concert was delayed by the weather.
10 days ago
Four American white pelicans forage in Utah Lake on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. The Daybreak Water Compan...
Martha Harris

Low water levels at Utah Lake cause restrictions for Daybreak

The Daybreak Water Company says its secondary access at Utah Lake is restricted due to low water levels. However, a expert says those restrictions are in place for the health of the lake.
10 days ago
sprinkler is pictured. Secondary water is used for irrigation....
Kate Davis

Utah Board of Water Resources approves nearly $200 million to build secondary water meters

Grants totaling around $190 million will be used to build over 100,000 new secondary water meters across the state of Utah.
11 days ago
Utah Clean Air Partnership urges Utahns to take steps toward cleaner air....
Martha Harris

“Live to Breathe” campaign encourages steps for clean air

Utah Clean Air Partnership's "Live to Breathe" campaign encourages Utahns to take meaningful steps toward cleaner air.
11 days ago
A man walks with his umbrella open in the August rain...
Adam Small

Recent August storms are typical, we just got used to dry summers

With recent storms bringing rain to northern Utah, and more on the way, it may feel like August is more rainy than usual.
12 days ago
water restrictions Washington County...
Simone Seikaly

Restrictions on golf courses, non-functional grass among Washington County strict water rules

The new Washington County water ordinances also ask residents and businesses to use secondary, or untreated water for outdoor use when available.
12 days ago
burn scars flooding...
Martha Harris

With recent rain, burn scars raise concern for flash flooding in Utah

Burn scars left from wildfires are prone to flooding because they lack vegetation and, in some cases, soil that can absorb water.
13 days ago
A weather forecast for the week of August 1st...
MARK JACKSON

Despite recent storm, meteorologist says not to expect above-average rain this month

Utah saw record-breaking heat in the month of July. KSL meteorologists break down what the month of August will look like.
14 days ago
A woman places a statue on water-wise landscaping...
Devin Oldroyd

New poll says Utahns want incentives for water-wise landscaping

A new poll shows half of Utahns believe incentives for water-wise landscaping would be the best way to encourage water conservation.
15 days ago
KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank says if we get one more day of 100 degrees in August, more records w...
Mark Jackson

Record heat bakes the Salt Lake Valley; heat record tied

Several heat records have been broken or at least tied as July brought in 100-degree days. KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank says this is a big deal.
15 days ago
National Weather Service Salt Lake City announced a flood advisory for Enoch and northern Cedar Cit...
Devin Oldroyd

National Weather Service announces flood advisory for Enoch and Cedar City

National Weather Service Salt Lake City announced a flood advisory for Enoch and northern Cedar City Sunday.
15 days ago
Road closed sign due to flooding in the English countryside. Photo courtesy of Getty Images....
Chandler Holt

Flash Flood warning issued for Southern and Eastern Utah

Due to thunderstorms in Southern Utah today, a flash flood warning has been put in place. A moderate, 2 out of 4, weather risk was set by the National Weather Service.
16 days ago
The drying Great Salt Lake is pictured at Farmington Bay...
Lindsay Aerts

Your Diet Coke can could be in jeopardy if the Great Salt Lake dries up

As the Great Salt Lake shrinks, the impact of its decline grows. Industries from food to recreation stand to be affected by the lake's declining water levels.
17 days ago
Great Salt Lake bill...
Dan Bammes

Romney’s Great Salt Lake bill folded into larger law, passes the Senate

Sen. Mitt Romney's Great Salt Lake bill was rolled into the larger Water Resources Development Act of 2022, which just passed in the Senate.
18 days ago
Salt Lake County is working to make sure its golf courses don't use as much water in the drought co...
Allie Litzinger

Salt Lake water watchers say Utahns stepped up to conserve water

The Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District is happy with the results after asking customers to conserve by reducing water use by 10% back in May.
18 days ago
wildfire plume study...
Simone Seikaly

In the American West, plumes of wildfire smoke are reaching new heights

The news about increasing wildfire plumes comes from atmospheric science researchers at the University of Utah.
18 days ago

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