Flash Flood Warning for Washington County, Zion National Park

WASHINGTON COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a “Flash Flood Warning” for east central Washington County, effective Tuesday until 7:15 p.m.

Flash Flood Warning area at radar time of 4:45 p.m., Washington County, Utah, July 15, 2014 | Image courtesy of the National Weather Service, St. George News
Flash Flood Warning area at radar time of 4:45 p.m., Washington County, Utah, July 15, 2014 | Image courtesy of the National Weather Service, St. George News

At 4:16 p.m., Doppler Radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain over Zion National Park. Thunderstorm activity over the park continues to produce rainfall amounts near an inch in a very short period of time.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Zion National Park, Springdale and Rockville.

Precautionary, preparedness actions

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

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