Weather alerts issued as storms bring hail to parts of Salt Lake Valley

Posted at 2:51 PM, Aug 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-06 16:55:13-04

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The National Weather Service issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for southeastern Salt Lake Valley Saturday afternoon as thunderstorms brought rain and hail to the area.

The advisory is in effect through 3:15 p.m. Saturday, and flooding is possible in small creeks and urban areas. One FOX 13 News viewer reported water-clogged streets near Pioneer Road in Draper.

A significant weather advisory was issued for the Cottonwood Canyons area around 2:50 p.m., and lightning, hail and gusty winds are expected.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued for the area, see the map below for details from the NWS.

Photos posted on Twitter showed nickel and later quarter-sized hail in those areas. Fox 13 News viewers also reported hail in Riverton and South Jordan.

Watch FOX 13 News Live at Five Saturday for details on the weather, and track the storms in your area anytime with our interactive maps and radar. See the gallery below for photos from Saturday’s storms and use the button to add your own.