Landslides and flooding as Utah's 'monsoon season' arrives early

deseretnews.com

Residents and agencies are racing to fight debris and water flow caused by an unusually wet “monsoon season” in Utah that has caused slides and the threat of slides from Huntington to Alpine and across the Wasatch Front.

Salt Lake City averages 0.61 inches of rain in July, according to National Weather Service readings taken at Salt Lake airport. As of July 17, readings there totaled 1.15 inches and the month has weeks to go.

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