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Hildale Flooding incident 09.14-15.2015

Posted on: September 14th, 2015

The Utah Division of Emergency Management has learned of a flood that happened around 5 p.m. in Hildale, Washington County. DEM Liaison Scott Alvord is in Hildale to support city and county officials. No state assistance has been requested. This is for information purposes only, but this document will be updated below as information becomes […]

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors

Posted on: July 15th, 2015

As of July 8, 2015, 17 people have died from lightning strikes in the United States — ALL of these deaths were avoidable. This is double the average number of year-to-date lightning fatalities (8.8) over the past five years (2010-2014). There are several possible reasons for this, such as more convective activity across the country; an […]