Flood watches and thunderstorm warnings across Utah Friday

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 07, 2015

Widespread showers and thunderstorms are likely through Friday evening, and as of about 7 p.m. heavy rainfall was hitting Salt Lake City, including the FOX 13 News studios.

Some of the storms will produce heavy rain, especially across central and southern Utah where flash flooding is a concern. The thunderstorm warning for the Salt Lake City area is expected to remain in effect until at least 7:50 p.m.

Gusts of winds up to 50 mph are also possible.

The strongest storms could be over western and northwestern Utah late afternoon and evening.

Multiple power outages were reported by Rocky Mountain Power in northern Utah. As of about 7:35 p.m., there were 797 customers without power in Salt Lake City, zip code 84103. Another 3,528 were without power in Woods Cross and North Salt Lake, zip codes 84054 and 84087. And 3,576 customers were without power in Hooper, West Haven, Taylor, Ogden and West Weber--zip codes 84315, 84401 and 84404.

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Isolated thunderstorms could linger across northern Utah on Saturday.

It will be warmer and drier on Sunday as high pressure builds back over the area.

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