Southern Utah http://kuer.org en Colorado River Roars While Southern Utah Withers http://kuer.org/post/colorado-river-roars-while-southern-utah-withers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The runoff will start tapering to an end soon in northern Utah after near normal flows. But southern parts of the state are still starved for moisture.</span></p><p>Brian McInerney, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City, says many of the reservoirs in northern Utah are doing alright even though it’s been a pretty dry spring. Meanwhile, big storms have been drenching Colorado and making the Green and Colorado Rivers roar.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:40:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 47661 at http://kuer.org Colorado River Roars While Southern Utah Withers Video: See How Dangerous Flash Flooding Can Be in Southern Utah http://kuer.org/post/video-see-how-dangerous-flash-flooding-can-be-southern-utah <p>This week parts of Southern Utah have been hit hard with heavy rains and flash flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a <a href="http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?wfo=slc&amp;sid=SLC&amp;pil=FFA" target="_blank">flood watch</a>&nbsp;today for most of Southern Utah around Dixie and Zion National Parks. These storms can be extremely dangerous, especially around slot canyons and dry washes where a flood can hit hours after rain fell miles away. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:57:33 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32835 at http://kuer.org Video: See How Dangerous Flash Flooding Can Be in Southern Utah