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Southern Utah mine being chipped away by visitors; hurting small town business owner

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To many in southern Utah it’s known as the “Glitter Mine” but to one Veyo business owner, Russ Feller, it’s more than that, it’s his livelihood.

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Utah Hike of the Week: Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks

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This short and sweet hike leads to a floor of sandstone that contains a display of dinosaur tracks. The tracks probably were left by the famous carnivore dilophosaurus and smaller megapnosaurus, paleontologists believe. In an interpretive sign at the tracks, officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management report that the consistent direction of the tracks suggests that the spot was part of a dino thoroughfare, perhaps alongside water, and petrified wood nearby indicates the area may have been wooded.

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Reports of flash flooding, large boulder close roads in Zion National Park

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The flash flooding was reported in Zion National Park and near Mount Carmel, according to the National Weather Service. Park officials reported that all of the roads in Zion National Park were closed as of 3 p.m. due to the extreme weather.

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‘Flash flood chaser’ captures incredible footage after storms hit southern Utah

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Flash flood chaser David Rankin is an expert at tracking storms and catching the resulting floods on camera, and after a series of thunderstorms this week he has two new videos showing Mother Nature’s awesome power at work.

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The Power Of Red

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Converging lines.

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Utah, Arizona and Nevada meet in earthquake country

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Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

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Earthquake country laid bare

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Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

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Major earthquakes in Southern Utah; morning brings lesser, 3.4, 2.5 magnitude tremors

Minor earthquakes in Southern Utah a reminder that it’s earthquake country capable of larger quakes. Have you prepared an emergency kit and plan in case of a large earthquake, or other natural disaster? Make a plan with your friends and family. The best plan is a prepared one!

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A magnitude 3.4 earthquake registered south of Littlefield, Arizona, in the early morning hours Friday, large enough to glance at but not particularly extraordinary, while an even smaller quake registered north of Hildale. Though these are lesser, Southern Utah and its surrounding areas have experienced greater quakes – four that may be considered major in Southern Utah over the past century or so.

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Iron County Emergency Management works to prepare for earthquakes and other disasters

They say practice makes perfect, and on the subject of earthquakes in Utah, it’d be wise to plan ahead. Have you discussed your plan with friends and family in the event of a large earthquake? Do you have an emergency kit made up? The Southwest Utah Public Health Department, along with several partner agencies, will be holding an earthquake drill on March 17, 2016 throughout southwest Utah. Find more information in the article on how you can participate and help preparedness efforts.

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Whether we realize it or not, Southern Utah is earthquake country. There have been numerous small earthquakes in this area in recent years and, according to the USGS (United States Geological Survey), they provide a good reminder that people in Utah and Northern Arizona should be prepared.

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For more earthquake preparedness information, visit http://www.utah.gov/beready/index.html.

Muddy floodwaters from weekend storm cause traffic havoc from California to Utah

Chaos from California to Utah—this past weekend’s storms brought areas of flood waters across the area.

kutv.com

New video and images showcase wild weekend weather that affected people from California to Utah.

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