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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State UTAH
County/Area WASHINGTON
WFO SLC
Begin Date 01/05/2008 08:00:00 MST-7
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth ENE
Begin Location PINTURA
Begin Lat/Lon 37.37/-113.19
End Date 01/05/2008 20:00:00 MST-7
End Range 10
End Azimuth E
End Location ZION NATIONAL PARK
End Lat/Lon 37.37/-112.82
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 A couple of fronts in quick succession brought snow to much of Utah. The first cold front arrived in northern Utah late on the 4th and brought widespread snow to northern Utah and heavy rain and mountain snow to southwest Utah on the 5th. Another cold front brought snow to the entire region on the 6th, continuing in southern Utah into the 7th.
Event Narrative The Virgin River went from 137 cfs to 2591 cfs from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.. Zion National Park Rangers reported flooding of the Virgin River and its tributaries through much of the day.


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
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS (ZONE) SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS (ZONE) UT 01/04/2008 17:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH (ZONE) WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH (ZONE) UT 01/04/2008 17:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80 (ZONE) WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80 (ZONE) UT 01/04/2008 17:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN UINTA BASIN (ZONE) WESTERN UINTA BASIN (ZONE) UT 01/04/2008 23:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS (ZONE) WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS (ZONE) UT 01/05/2008 00:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS (ZONE) WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS (ZONE) UT 01/05/2008 03:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PINTURA WASHINGTON CO. UT 01/05/2008 08:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT (ZONE) SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT (ZONE) UT 01/05/2008 11:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) CENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) UT 01/05/2008 18:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS (ZONE) WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS (ZONE) UT 01/06/2008 05:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT (ZONE) NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT (ZONE) UT 01/06/2008 09:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS (ZONE) SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS (ZONE) UT 01/06/2008 13:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTHWEST UTAH (ZONE) SOUTHWEST UTAH (ZONE) UT 01/06/2008 14:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K