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Sgt. Spencer Cannon, Utah County Sheriff's Office
The Utah County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, May 14, 2017, closed part of the Provo River Parkway Trail due to high runoff and a portion of the trail being eroded away by the water.

SALT LAKE CITY — A flood warning has been extended for the Provo River northeast of Orem and Provo as a spring snowstorm heads for the mountains of northern Utah.

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The National Weather Service says the river will remain at or near flood stage below the Deer Creek Reservoir through at least Friday morning. That's due to increased releases from the reservoir to make space for runoff from the spring snowmelt.

The weather service says several new housing developments along the river may experience flooding on their property and water in basements.

A cold front moving into the area likely will bring valley rain and heavy snow in the mountains Tuesday night into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Little snow is expected on the valley floors, but 3 to 6 inches is possible in upper elevations, with as much as a foot on top of the Wasatch range.