River flows expected to rise Thursday with more rain

The National Weather Service warns that more storms are on their way to Northern Utah which could pose more flood concerns. According to the NWS, the next in the long series of storm systems will reach Northern Utah Thursday. Rain will become heavier Thursday afternoon and evening as the core of the storm moves across Northern Utah.Anywhere between one-third to two-thirds of an inch of rain is expected by early Friday morning. Already high river flows are expected to climb again due to the additional rainfall. In Cache County, the Blacksmith Fork river will likely see flows increase to near flood stage by late Thursday night through Friday morning. Other area waterways, such as the Logan River and the Little Bear River, will see significant increases but are not expected to reach flood stage at this time.The Weber River in and around Plain City will be near flood stage Thursday night through Friday. The impacts from this event will remain on agricultural lands, with some flooding along with water reaching adjacent outbuildings. People near any waterways across Northern Utah should closely monitor this rain event.

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