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Stormy days expected in northern Utah through Thursday

Sep 14, 2022, 2:41 PM

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SALT LAKE CITY — Forecasters said rain and the potential for flash flooding could linger in parts of Utah over the next 36 hours.

“Soaking tropical rains have pounded southern Utah racking up some great rain totals. Over 2″ for Brian Head and near 1″ for St. George proper,” KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson said. “Flash flood potential remains elevated for Brian Head and Zion National Park today (Wednesday) as showers and storms could persist come afternoon. The cool/wet pattern sticks around for the next couple of days in northern Utah pushing rain totals toward that 2″ mark by the time we are all said and done.

The National Weather Service warned visitors to check local forecasts in the parks because of the flash flooding threat.

Salt Lake and Utah counties saw a spate of downpours Wednesday afternoon.

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Stormy days expected in northern Utah through Thursday