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 2007-08-01 17:07:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 2NW VIRGIN
End Date 2007-08-01 21:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 2NW VIRGIN
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.12M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Heavy downpours from a tropical airmass resulted in washing out of streets and a few bridges in Washington County. A few roof evacuations were prompted by fast rising water in the town of Virgin.
Event Narrative Extensive flash flooding occurred in Zion National Park and areas outside of the park near the towns of Virgin and Touquerville. Due to the massive flash flood six homes were damaged and residents were evacuated off of their roofs. In addition, Kolob Terrace was closed.
Damage amounts were estimated from media reports (6 homes destroyed, $250K each; 3 homes damaged, $25K each; and a washed out bridge, $35K). In addition, the Zion RV Park reported damages totaling $205,000, not including loss of revenue.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.470M 0.00K
VIRGIN WASHINGTON CO. UT 08/01/2007 17:07 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 2.120M 0.00K
LA VERKIN WASHINGTON CO. UT 08/01/2007 18:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
GUNLOCK WASHINGTON CO. UT 08/01/2007 19:20 MST-7 Flood 0 0 225.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.470M 0.00K