Utah’s Flood Watch

Officials urge people to stay away from high-running waters, and to implement systems to avoid floo...
Shelby Lofton

Safety and flood warnings near rivers, reservoirs hit capacity

Heavy snow two years in a row left reservoirs filled to the brim. Now, high temperatures are making rivers more active than usual. Here is how you can keep your home and family safe this summer.
3 days ago
Rising temperatures have caused minor flooding from the Weber River, effecting two RV parks. (Andre...
Andrew Adams

Minor flooding expected in areas along Weber River in Summit County this week

Areas of two RV parks and acres of farmland were flooded Tuesday as the Weber River swelled with runoff waters. Water managers said they anticipated the potential for more minor flooding through the week with hot temperatures finally arriving.
12 days ago
Lower Bell Canyon Reservoir is sitting at capacity with a 12-foot depth in its deepest spots this M...
Andrew Adams

Sandy eyes forecast with runoff expected to increase

Eyes were on the forecast Thursday with a key reservoir sitting at capacity, and runoff waters expected to increase in the weeks to come.
1 month ago
Water levels in Weber County are high and officials are staying on alert. This past weekend, the sh...
Shelby Lofton

‘Things could change real quick for us:’ Weber County avoids weekend flooding, officials on alert

Water levels in Weber County are high and officials are staying on alert. This past weekend, the sheriff's office warned people to avoid streams and rivers due to rising waters, but no flooding took place.
2 months ago
Ogden River near flooding levels (Courtesy: Weber County Sheriff's Department)...
Carlysle Price

Weber County warned about potential flooding

Officials with the Ogden City Fire Department and Weber County Sheriff's Office are warning people to avoid streams and rivers in Weber County, as they are expected to run faster and fuller in correlation with spring's rising temperatures.
2 months ago
The Willard Spillway sending water to the Great Salt Lake....
Mike Anderson and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Large amounts of water sent to Great Salt Lake ahead of spring runoff

While Utah did not have a record water year this year, water managers say there is so much water that some is being sent into the Great Salt Lake.
2 months ago
The raised waters Parleys Creek in Sugar House Park as the warm weather melts snow in the mountains...
Emma Benson

‘Keep away’: Salt Lake City officials urge water safety amid spring runoff

Salt Lake City officials warn everyone of high waters near parks and trails as warm weather melts the mountain snow.
2 months ago
hydrologist sits in an office chair at an office desk...
Shelby Lofton

‘The unknowns really revolve around the weather’: Experts monitor spring runoff after above average winter

Now that it's spring following another above average snowpack, concerns over flooding in parts of the state are rising.
2 months ago
Utah Lake water release...
Alex Cabrero

Utah Lake release sends 300 million gallons of water a day into the Great Salt Lake

The Utah Lake control gates in Saratoga Springs opened Thursday morning to release water into the Great Salt Lake.
4 months ago
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Mike Anderson

Tons of sediment cleared from Logan River to protect power generators

Tons of sediment is being pulled from the Logan River as part of a project to clean up power generators.
6 months ago
Crews work on flood mitigation in Eagle Mountain...
Brittany Tait

Eagle Mountain’s project to reduce flooding threat

After an unseasonably rainy spring, certain neighborhoods in Eagle Mountain witnessed multiple floods. 
9 months ago
A man skateboards with an umbrella as it rains in Salt Lake City on Aug. 22. Utah water officials s...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

How impactful have this year’s monsoons been for Utah’s water supply?

Utah's monsoon season is slowly winding down, but not before leaving an impact on Utah's reservoirs in various ways.
9 months ago
A line of storms rolls through Salt Lake Valley on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. (Spenser Heaps/ Deseret...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

Flood watches, wind advisories issued as Hilary’s remnants eke past Utah

Several flood and high wind advisories remain in effect throughout Utah most of Monday, and even into Tuesday, as the remnants of Hurricane Hilary move through parts of Utah.
10 months ago
Sandbags were stacked at the Intermountain hospital in Cedar City as the area expected more floodin...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Cedar City braces for more flash flooding

Preparations were underway Friday for flash flooding in parts of Southern Utah, as communities like Cedar City work to make sure they don’t get a repeat of what the storms brought Thursday.
10 months ago
Hurricane Hilary...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

UPDATE: How much will tropical storm Hilary impact Utah?

Tropical storm Hurricane Hilary is expected to have both direct and indirect impacts on Utah over the next few days.
10 months ago
The Fremont River Trail in Capitol Reef National Park is closed due to damage from Thursday's flash...
Larry D. Curtis and Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Flood watch issued for southern Utah; southwestern US prepares for Hurricane Hilary

Portions of central and southern Utah, including popular recreation areas, are under a flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service ahead of a monsoon surge that will push into the state.
10 months ago
3 people stand in flood water up to their thighs...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Cedar City gets pummeled by rains: flooding homes, hospital and prison

Cleanup is underway from flooding in Cedar City and Enoch, leaving a mess in homes, on city streets and even in the hospital and jail.
10 months ago
The Stockton water plant in Tooele County. (Alex Cabrero/KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero

Flood cleanup continues in Tooele County area hit by wildfire last year

Stockton residents are still feeling the aftereffects from a wildfire last year that left significate burn scars.
11 months ago
Orchard Ridge Lane repaired after a large sinkhole destroyed the street. (Jack Grim/KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero

FEMA workers tour Utah communities hit by spring flooding

Kaysville officials are hoping that FEMA will help cover the cost of a sinkhole that destroyed a neighborhood street in April.
11 months ago
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson and County Flood Control Director Kade Moncur look at the water...
Carter Williams

How Salt Lake County avoided severe flooding from Utah’s record snowpack

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson called an end to the county's flood emergency on Monday, saying this year's flooding resulted in about $4 million in damage.
11 months ago
River guides and floaters getting ready to go back into the waters. (KSL TV)...
Ladd Egan

‘Super excited’: Provo River back to normal flows just in time for holiday weekend

River guides are calling it perfect timing for the 4th of July holiday weekend after the Provo River suddenly dropped to normal levels.
12 months ago
Aerial view of search and rescue crews at Hyrum Dam day beach area....
Josh Ellis

Body of 14-year-old boy recovered from Hyrum Reservoir

Search and rescue crews have located and recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who was last seen at the Hyrum Dam beach area on Sunday.
12 months ago
Bridal Veil Falls...
Ladd Egan

Bridal Veil Falls to stay closed for at least another month

With the weather heating up there are renewed calls for people to stay away from Bridal Veil Falls and the large debris field from this winter’s avalanche.
12 months ago
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Mike Anderson

Cool June brings slow start to summer recreation

Utah reservoir levels are up, but recreation is down. KSL explores why.
1 year ago

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