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Utah Disaster History

History of Major Disaster, Emergency and FMAG Declarations in Utah

Utah Disaster Timeline

The following declarations are those from the federal government.
To see state of emergency declarations from Utah’s governors, click here.
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How disasters are declared

Major Disaster Declarations (12)
(Presidential declarations)

Ten of Utah’s 12 disasters have involved flooding.
Two were related to wind.

Declaration Date
Number / Incident Description or name


4/21/2017
4311 / Severe Winter Storms and Flooding

11/3/2012
4088 / Severe Storm and Flooding

2/1/2012
4053 / Severe Storm

8/8/2011
4011 / Flooding

2/11/2011
1955 / Severe Winter Storms and Flooding

8/1/2005
1598 / Flood and Landslide

2/1/2005
1576 / Severe Storms and Flooding

8/16/1999
1285 / Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms and Hail

1/31/1989
820 / Dike Failure, Flash Flooding

3/13/1986
760 / Heavy Rains, Snowmelt, Flooding

8/17/1984
720 / Severe Storms, Mudslides, Landslides, flooding

4/30/1983
680 / Severe Storms, Landslides, flooding


Emergency Declarations (3)
(Presidential declarations)

Declaration Date
Number / Incident Description

9/5/2005
3223 / Hurricane Katrina Evacuation

1/29/1977
3025 / Drought

1/20/1977
3024 / Drought


Fire Management Assistance Declarations (20)
(FEMA Region VIII declarations) FMAG Fact Sheet

Declaration Date
Number / Incident Description
Acreage

7/2/2018
5248 / Dollar Ridge Fire
30,000+ acres

9/5/2017
5206 / Uintah Fire
619 acres

6/18/2017
5185 / Brian Head Fire
71,673 acres

6/21/2016
5130 / Saddle Fire
2,300 acres

7/21/2014
5065Anaconda Fire
1,140+ acres

8/13/2013
5044 / Rockport Five Fire
2,000 acres

7/2/2012
2994 / Shingle Fire

6/29/2012
2991 / Rose Crest Fire
611 acres

6/27/2012
2990 / Clay Springs Fire
92,038 acres

6/24/2012
2986 / Wood Hollow Fire
47,387 acres

6/22/2012
2983 / Dump Fire
5,500 acres

9/19/2010
2859 / Machine Gun Fire
4,351 acres

8/30/2009
2831 / Mill Flat Fire
12,607 acres

7/21/2007
2715 / Salt Creek Fire
25,456 acres

7/7/2007
2707 / Milford Flat Fire
357,184 acres

6/30/2007
2703 / Neola Morris Fire
43,806 acres

6/27/2005
2564 / Blue Springs Fire
12,000 acres

6/16/2004
2521 / Brookside Fire

7/15/2003
2480 / Causey Fire

7/1/2002
2437 / Mustang Fire

8/19/2001
2381 / Mollie Fire

8/6/1994
2108 / Dry Canyon II Fire

8/6/1994
2107 / Edgar Fire