National Weather Service issues flood advisory for Emigration Creek in SLC
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Flooding is starting to become a problem in the Salt Lake Valley, with the National Weather Service issuing a flood advisory for the East Bench of Salt Lake City. The advisory is currently in effect through 12 p.m. on Thursday but could be extended.
Wasatch Hollow Park has been closed until further notice, according to the Salt Lake City Public Lands Department. Flooding is occurring not only in the park but also on neighboring streets. 1700 South between 1500 East and 1700 East is closed while crews work to contain the flooding and move the water away from nearby homes.
Wasatch Hollow Park is currently closed until further notice. Thanks to @SLCPD, @SLCPU, and @bereadyslc for acting as quickly as possible to address this situation. https://t.co/USmWJVUwLO
— SLC Public Lands (@SLCPublicLands) April 12, 2023
.@slcpu crews are securing the area along 1700 South with sandbags to protect homes in the event stream flows increase today due to temperature and weather. In the past weeks we have been preparing for this and closely monitoring runoff. If you see flooding please call @SLCPU at… https://t.co/TaYNjAFgdy
— Mayor Erin Mendenhall (@slcmayor) April 12, 2023