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Multiple flash flood warnings issued for south-central Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY —  The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for several areas in south-central Utah, including Henrieville, Tropic and other areas along the Paria River. 

The flash flood warnings included one for Capitol Reef National Park.

 

Another flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City includes Grover and Fruita, Utah, in Wayne County.

Residents of the Hildale/Colorado City area were also given a flash flood warning extending through 4:30 p.m. MDT.

A thunderstorm producing heavy rainfall has prompted this flash flood warning. The main threat area associated with this warning will be in the Hildale/ Colorado City area #UTwx https://t.co/uIsRrfaD4D

— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) July 24, 2020

 

When issuing a flash flood warning, the National Weather Service suggests that those in the affected areas move immediately to higher ground and avoid walking or driving through floodwaters.