Weekend Flood Watch in effect for Logan River

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a Flood Watch for a portion of Northern Utah, including the Logan River in Cache County. From Sunday morning through Tuesday morning snowmelt resulting from warmer temperatures this weekend coulc push the Logan River near Logan, UT above flood stage Sunday. The latest stage on the Logan River near State Dam is 4.7 feet, or approximately 1135 CFS. Flood stage is 5.0 feet or 1354 CFS. The river is forecast to reach flood stage Sunday morning and remain above flood stage heading into the upcoming week. The Logan River when flowing at 1350 CFS will damage summer homes in Logan Canyon. Additionally, various campgrounds throughout the Logan Canyon could receive flood damage. The area near the confluence of the Blacksmith Fork River and the Logan River will also be impacted. A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. For more information from NOAA or the National Weather Service, visit http:/weather.gov/saltlakecity.

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