Flash flood watch issued for large parts of Utah

Current position of Hurricane Rosa and expected track over the next several days. Photo Courtesy: NWS Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 30, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a flash flood watch for large parts of Utah for Monday and Tuesday.

A tweet from the National Weather Service said the watch goes into effect at 3 p.m. Monday for southern Utah, and 6 a.m. Tuesday for northern Utah and southwest Wyoming.

The areas that are likely to be affected by rainfall and possible flooding are shaded green on the map below.

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The tweet said the watch is in effect until 4 a.m. Wednesday.

In a follow-up tweet, the NWS said Hurricane Rosa may result in heavy rainfall and the potential for flooding in Utah.

“The position over Utah is post-tropical depression Rosa,” the tweet said.

 

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