253  
WGUS45 KSLC 191526  
FLWSLC  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT  
926 AM MDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
UTC049-051-261530-  
/O.EXT.KSLC.FA.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170526T1530Z/  
/00000.0.DR.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
WASATCH UT-UTAH UT-  
926 AM MDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
A DAM FLOODGATE RELEASE IN...  
WESTERN WASATCH COUNTY IN NORTHERN UTAH...  
CENTRAL UTAH COUNTY IN NORTHERN UTAH...  
SPECIFICALLY FOR THE PROVO RIVER BELOW DEER CREEK RESERVOIR  
 
* UNTIL 930 AM MDT FRIDAY  
 
* DEER CREEK DAM WILL CONTINUE ELEVATED RELEASES INTO THE PROVO  
RIVER. THESE RELEASES ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE SPACE IN THE UPSTREAM  
RESERVOIR FOR THE UPCOMING SPRING SNOWMELT RUNOFF.  
 
* THE LATEST STAGE ON THE PROVO RIVER BELOW DEER CREEK RESERVOIR IS  
AT 9.63 FEET (1677 CFS) AS OF 8 AM FRIDAY.  
 
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.2 FEET (1720 CFS). THE TYPICAL STAGE IS  
APPROXIMATELY 6.8 FEET (150 CFS).  
 
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE AT OR NEAR FLOOD STAGE THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING, 26 MAY.  
 
AT 10.2 FEET, FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER CHANNEL FROM DEER  
CREEK RESERVOIR IN PROVO CANYON TO THE CITY OF PROVO. MANY NEW HOME  
DEVELOPMENTS ARE ADJACENT TO THE RIVER IN THIS STRETCH AND MAY  
EXPERIENCE FLOODED BASEMENTS AND PROPERTY INUNDATION IN PROXIMITY TO  
THE CHANNEL.  
 
OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS INCLUDING TUBERS AND FISHERMEN SHOULD AVOID THE  
PROVO RIVER BELOW DEER CREEK RESERVOIR THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING, 26  
MAY, DUE TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM STORM DRAINS, CULVERTS, CREEKS AND STREAMS.  
WATER LEVELS CAN RISE RAPIDLY AND SWEEP CHILDREN AWAY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4036 11155 4031 11163 4023 11166 4023 11174  
4024 11174 4025 11170 4033 11166 4042 11152  
4042 11150  
 

 
 
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