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UPDATE: Soldier Canyon evacuation order lifted

Aug 13, 2022, 9:50 PM | Updated: Aug 14, 2022, 2:39 pm
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)...
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)
(National Weather Service Salt Lake City)

UPDATE: Stockton police have lifted the evacuation order on Soldier Canyon as of Sunday morning.

According to the police Facebook post, the roads will remain close until they are cleared and assess the damage. They ask for no one to go up the canyon until then.


STOCKTON, Utah — Tooele County authorities issued an evacuation order in Soldier Canyon after reports of flash flooding Saturday night.

According to Stockton police, Soldier Canyon and the mouth of Soldier Canyon have been evacuated due to flooding.

Solider Canyon road is shut down, and police ask everyone to avoid the area.

Salt Lake City’s National Weather Service tweeted the flooding is within the Jacob City Fire burn scar.

Authorities have not given a time frame for the orders to be lifted.

Recent rain bringing new flooding fears to residents in Stockton

This article will be updated with more information when provided.

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UPDATE: Soldier Canyon evacuation order lifted