The two sides of rain in the desert

WoM (Wife of Mine) and I recently visited Utah for our honeymoon. During the trip we visited Arches, Canyonlands and Zion National Parks. (Suggestion: Headed out that way? Visit and stay at the campground at Dead Horse Point State Park. Great place.)

While we were there at the end of April/start of May, it was dry. Well, it has been raining there and I found some posts showing the two side of what that can mean:

The beautiful:

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(Photo shared by Bill Church on Backcountry.com‘s Facebook page. The image is in Zion.)

The terrifying: Video of flash flood near Zion

Have you ever seen/experienced a flash flood?

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