Central Cache County remains under a Flood Watch until May 17

A Flood Warning remains in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday for central Cache County. The Blacksmith Fork River remains above flood stage. The peak stage at Hyrum was 7.9 feet or approximately 1240 CFS. This peak occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. This peak stage exceeded levels reached earlier this spring.This flooding was a direct result of the accelerated snow melt runoff. Continued warm temperatures Sunday will maintain rapid snow melt into the overnight hours, fueling additional rises through Monday morning.The stage of the river is projected to reach 8.1 feet, or approximately 1344 CFS, by 6 a.m. Monday. This is expected to be the peak flow before levels gradually recede.The cold front that will move through Northern Utah Monday morning will dramatically slow the snow melt heading into early next week.Flows along the Blacksmith Fork River will gradually decrease through Tuesday with the river dropping below flood stage late Tuesday afternoon.Flooding has been reported in Millville, Logan and Hyrum. The 2900 South bridge in Millville has been closed due to high water. Portions of Park Avenue in Logan have been closed due to water moving across the road. Additionally, portions of the Country Manor subdivision were evacuated Sunday morning. By early Sunday afternoon, most residents in that neighborhood were able to return to their homes.At 845 CFS flooding is expected to affect susceptible homes in Blacksmith Fork Canyon as well as Millville, Hyrum and areas near the confluence of the Blacksmith Fork and the Logan River. This includes flooding to low-lying bridges and some of the lower roadways in the area. As mentioned above, susceptible homes in the Country Manor subdivision will also be affected.To report flooding, have the nearest law enforcement agency relay your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.

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