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Pics of the month: Who knew Utah could be so green?

By Carter Williams, | Posted - May 31, 2019 at 8:39 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — It has been a wet spring across the state, and a recent National Weather Service report confirming this as the second-wettest spring in Salt Lake City history is just a snapshot of that.

It's good news following a dry 2018, but also bad because flooding could be on the way as the state’s snowpack melts.

Another effect? Much of the state is as green as ever.

“Things are really green. I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen it so green here,” KSL meteorologist Grant Weyman said earlier this week when talking about Utah’s wet spring.

That overabundance of color has allowed for some awesome spring photo opportunities. Of course, the storms themselves have also provided great photos and videos you have sent us. Here’s a spectacular video from Thursday night’s thunderstorm over Draper sent to us by Davis Reid through iWitness.

Here are some more photos from the month. For more photos, click on the gallery below.

A bit of virga over Salt Lake viewed from Sivogah (Draper Ridge) on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Photo: Stephan Bergen,
A double rainbow viewed from Herriman on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Photo: Tammy Morton, iWitness)
An aerial view of Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Photo: Scott Taylor)
Floating on the Green River in Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area in Daggett County on Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Photo: Cara MacDonald,
Little Cottonwood Canyon is pictured on Thursday, May 30, 2019. (Photo: Deborah Witte)

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