Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State UTAH
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-01 18:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 4E PINTURA
Begin Lat/Lon 37.3397/-113.1908
End Date 2012-08-01 19:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 1NE LA VERKIN
End Lat/Lon 37.2109/-113.2603
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The monsoon moisture in place at the end of July carried over into August, producing widespread showers and thunderstorms across Utah. The heaviest rain fell over southern Utah, where a few different flash floods were observed on August 1st.
Event Narrative Flash flooding occurred along La Verkin Creek on the evening of August 1st, with significant rises in the water level. At the same time, a 2-year-old girl was noticed missing from her home in the city of La Verkin, which was close to the creek. The girl passed away when she drowned in the Creek, and her body was found a couple hours after she had been reported missing.

Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death (Direct) 2 Female In Water


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 50.00K 0.00K
ESCALANTE GARFIELD CO. UT 08/01/2012 14:10 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLEN CNYN BSN ARPT KANE CO. UT 08/01/2012 16:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLENDALE KANE CO. UT 08/01/2012 16:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOHRLAND EMERY CO. UT 08/01/2012 16:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
PINTURA WASHINGTON CO. UT 08/01/2012 18:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 50.00K 0.00K