Funnel cloud spotted over Bryce Canyon, thunderstorms hitting Utah

Posted at 2:21 PM, May 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-26 17:15:21-04

BRYCE CANYON, Utah – The Salt Lake City branch of the National Weather Service tweeted a photo of a funnel cloud spotted over Bryce Canyon Tuesday.

According to the NWS Salt Lake City, the picture was captured looking west from the National Park visitor center just after noon.

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The National Weather Service said scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected across the state Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Expect frequent lightning and heavy downpours, some storms have produced a few funnel clouds already.

These funnel clouds are not expected to pose a

Low lying areas could become flooded with the heavier storms.

Also, storms may move repeatedly across the same areas further saturating the ground and causing flooding and mud slides.

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