According to KSL News, area dams strained by heavy rains and snow melt runoff are in danger of bursting, creating a dangerous situation for local residents.
The National Weather Service said that the Virgin River, which runs through Zion National Park, is particularly swollen and could cause dam failure.
The town of Rockville, Utah, has been evacuated as officials worry that the Trees Ranch Dam is in danger of bursting, the Salt Lake Tribune reported.
Weather forecasts show continued rain through Thursday for the sparsely populated Rockville area.
Amateur video shot by residents near Zion Canyon Sanctuary shows portions of the flooding.
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