Heavy rain, flooding hits Kane County

Published on July 11, 2017 at 11:35AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Utah say the town of Kanab has been dealing with flooding after being hit by sudden heavy rainfall. The Deseret News reports that the Kane County Sheriff’s Office issued a call for people to come help fill sandbags after at least an inch of rain fell Sunday night. The surrounding area also got 2 inches of rain. Officials shared a warning from the National Weather Service saying that most flash flooding deaths occur in vehicles and urging drivers not to try to drive through flooded roads.