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Heavy rain causes power outages in south Utah

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Posted at 5:20 AM, Sep 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-01 07:40:54-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah — As of 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, 1,730 Rocky Mountain Power customers were without electricity in south Utah as heavy rain pushed through the state.

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The rain was hitting some of the same areas that experienced flooding earlier this month. Most of the heavy rain was falling in Washington and Iron County.

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Power outage map for southern Utah as of 5:14 a.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

The highest threat of flash flooding is in normally dry washes, slot canyons, slick rock areas and recent burn scars.

By 5:30 a.m. power had been restored to all customers in south Utah.

Check Rocky Mountain Power's outage map or submit an outage here.

READ: Month after devastating flooding in south Utah, community still working to rebuild

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