Flash flood warning for part of Emery County where the Trail Mountain Fire recently left a large burn scar
EMERY COUNTY, Utah — The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for west central Emery County Wednesday afternoon.
Doppler radar indicated heavy rain started falling over the Trail Mountain burn scar in Huntington Canyon around 2:10 p.m.
The warning indicated the area is prone to flash flooding, and with the burn scar, debris flows are also possible.
The flash flood warning is in effect until 5:15 p.m.
A flash flood warning means that flooding is happening or is imminent in the very near future.
The Trail Mountain Fire, which started as a prescribed burn on June 4, has burned over 18,000 acres and is currently 90 percent contained.