Flash Flood Warning issued for Washington County

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WASHINGTON COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a flash flood warning for east-central Washington County effective until 8 p.m. Monday.

Dots indicate the area affected by the flash flood warning, Washington County, Utah, Sept. 14, 2015, 5:10 p.m. | Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service, St. George News
Dots indicate the area affected by the flash flood warning, Washington County, Utah, Sept. 14, 2015, 5:10 p.m. | Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service, St. George News

At 5:06 p.m., Doppler Radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain over the North Creek drainage of Zion National Park.

Flooding is occurring in locations on the east and southeast parts of Zion National Park. This warning addresses new thunderstorms forming over drainages that flow southwest toward the town of Virgin.

Affected areas

LaVerkin, Toquerville and Virgin

Precautionary preparedness actions

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

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