A wet week is likely in store for Utah, and a flood watch is in effect until 6 p.m. Monday night in the east-central and southeast portions of the state.
As Tropical Depression Ivo lingers off the Baja Peninsula, its remnants continue to bring heavy rain and the threat of floods, mud debris flows and rock slides, to Utah according to the National Weather Service. The worst is likely to be over by Tuesday, but showers and thunderstorms are forecast all week throughout most regions of the state.
Rainfall of up to 2 inches closed roads in Zion National Park late Sunday. Both Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and the Mount Carmel Highway saw significant rockfall, but both were reopened Monday. The Virgin River was flowing at a rate of 3,600 cubic feet per second on Sunday.