The Quail Creek Diversion Dam in Virgin, in southern Utah, was under increased pressure due to heavy monsoon rain on August 18.
The Washington County Water Conservancy District released footage showing the high level of water passing through the dam. They noted that the water could not be stored.
The National Weather Service issued a due to the risk of flash floods across Southern Utah. They advised hikers to pay close attention to the weather and to avoid areas prone to flash flooding. Credit: Washington County Water Conservancy District via Storyful