Sudden storm hits Washington County; house-sized boulder breaks free in Zion National Park

A storm flooded streets in Springdale on Wednesday. Photo: Susan Toensing Facebook page

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 10, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — A brief episode of extreme weather Wednesday afternoon flooded the main road through Zion National Park, as well as the downtown of nearby Springdale.

At about 3 p.m., Zion National Park’s Facebook page posted an alert of a flash flood warning.

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Shortly afterward, the park closed.

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Good news for Springdale followed.

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Visual proof of the flood came next.

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And, finally, an update came that shared one of the dramatic results of the storm.

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