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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 06/23/2022 01:51 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 06/23/2022 05:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Miners Mountain, UT ∙ Grover, UT ∙ Torrey, UT ∙ Capitol Reef National Park, UT ∙ Teasdale, UT ∙ Fruita, UT ∙ Dixie National Forest, UT

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT 1151 AM MDT Thu Jun 23 2022 The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... North Central Garfield County in southern Utah... Southwestern Wayne County in southern Utah... * Until 300 PM MDT. * At 1151 AM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of normally dry washes, slot canyons and other area waterways. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Teasdale and Fruita. This includes the following highways... Utah Route 12 between mile markers 104 and 122. Utah Route 24 between mile markers 68 and 95. This includes the following streams and drainages... Spring Creek, Grand Wash, Capitol Gorge, Sulphur Creek to the confluence with the Fremont River, and Sheets Gulch. This warning includes the Scenic Drive from the Visitor's Center to Pleasant Creek. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain. Dry washes, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall. && LAT...LON 3827 11151 3838 11129 3830 11103 3810 11103 3806 11143 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE