Kanab, UT (84741)

7:05 PM MDT on July 24, 2017 (GMT -0600)
East of town | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 5146 ft 37.02 °N, 112.44 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
76.3 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
N
10.0
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 21.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:29 AM 8:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KAZC 250055Z AUTO 19004KT 10SM CLR 31/12 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:29 AM 8:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KAZC 250055Z AUTO 19004KT 10SM CLR 31/12 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 6:50 PM MDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 830 PM MDT for
southern Garfield and north central Kane counties...

At 643 PM MDT, sheep creek and Willis Creek, both drainage's
beginning in Bryce Canyon National Park have received copious
amounts of rainfall this evening. Sheep creek received according to
radar rainfall estimates of over 2 inches, while Willis received
over an inch. Both areas are highly flash flood prone.

Rainfall over these areas continues, but at a lower intensity than
seen earlier this evening. Flash flooding is expected to be
coursing through the drainage now.

With the additional rainfall expected, these drainages are unsafe.
Please stay out of any small washes originating out of Bryce Canyon
National Park to the east through the nighttime hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain. Dry
washes, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.


Lat... Lon 3763 11214 3750 11201 3741 11203 3749 11216
      3751 11225 3764 11222


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500 PM MDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
south central Garfield County in southern Utah... specifically for
the normally dry washes around Escalante including Birch Creek
and North Creek, and the upper portions of the Escalante river

* until 900 PM MDT

* at 457 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over the upper Escalante river Basin. One to two inches
of rain has already fallen, and potential exists for an additional
inch of rainfall through early evening. Flash flooding is expected
to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Escalante.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3781 11153 3769 11118 3763 11122 3765 11129
      3760 11148 3770 11164 3771 11184 3784 11184


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:51 PM MDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Utah and southern Utah, including the
following areas, in central Utah, Castle country, central
mountains, San Rafael Swell, Sanpete/Sevier valleys, Wasatch
Plateau/Book Cliffs, and west central Utah. In southern Utah,
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell, south central Utah,
southern mountains, southwest Utah, and utahs Dixie and Zion
National Park.

* Through Tuesday evening

* showers and thunderstorms have formed over the higher terrain
areas of the watch area already this afternoon and have produced
locally intense rainfall up to 2 inches in an hour. The
thunderstorm activity is expected to increase in areal extent
late this afternoon and through the evening across the area.
The threat for heavy rainfall will continue into the overnight
hours as well, with additional showers and thunderstorms
expected Tuesday afternoon and evening.

* Heavy rainfall can lead to rapid onset of flooding, with some
of the most prone areas being slot canyons, burn scars,
normally dry washes, and low water crossings. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when the actual
thunderstorm is many miles away. Rock and mud slides, as well
as water flowing across roadways, will be possible and could
locally impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.