Flooding: Still not ‘out of the woods’ | ParkRecord.com

Flooding: Still not ‘out of the woods’

Officials at Summit County Public Works hope to avoid significant flooding by white-knuckling it through June.

"If we get a 90-degree stretch of weather, we could have some problems," Summit County Public Works Administrator Kevin Callahan said.

The level of the Weber River usually doesn’t peak until about the end of June, Summit County Engineer Derrick Radke said.

"Until the month is out, I don’t want to say that we are totally over the hump," Callahan said.

Chalk Creek near Coalville is still flowing pretty high, he added.

"We are monitoring the gauges and watching all of our channels and creeks," Callahan said.

"Every day that goes by, the potential for a significant flooding event diminishes between now and the end of the month If we get to July 1 without any issues I think were out of the woods."

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