Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State UTAH
Report Source Park/Forest Service
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-07-27 16:36:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 3NNE SPRINGDALE
End Date 2007-07-27 18:00:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Copious moisture aided in heavy thunderstorms developing over southwest Utah. Two to three inches of rain was estimated to have fallen in about an hour across Zion Park. One to two inches of rain fell from storms near St. George, causing street flooding.
Event Narrative Numerous reports of flash flooding were received from Zion NP, including Left Fork Creek, The Narrows, Emerald Ponds, and Oak Creek. Zion NP reported no injuries, but as many as 25 hikers were stranded. North fork of the Virgin River rose from 100 CFS to 4687 CFS within one hour.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SALT LAKE NO TWO ARP SALT LAKE CO. UT 07/26/2007 20:05 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOLDSTRIKE WASHINGTON CO. UT 07/27/2007 14:18 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST GEORGE WASHINGTON CO. UT 07/27/2007 16:30 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRINGDALE WASHINGTON CO. UT 07/27/2007 16:36 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K