Flooding Shuts Down SR-24

Published on September 10, 2013 at 12:15PM

Debris flow from flooding has shut down part of State Road 24 in Wayne County. According to a tweet from the Utah Department of Transportation, As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, SR 24 is closed in both directions at mile post 82, near Capitol Reef National Park. Numerous showers and thunderstorms will move across much of southern and central Utah through Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. “Many areas are already saturated from the rains of the last several days and it may not take all that much more rain to generate flash flooding,” according to a flash flood watch from the weather service.