Flash Flood Warning 8/1/2020

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

GILA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ARIZONA…

COCONINO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA…

NAVAJO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA…

* UNTIL 700 PM MST.

* AT 337 PM MST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING

HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1.5 AND 3 INCHES OF

RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN

SHORTLY.

HAZARD…LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS

PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.

SOURCE…DOPPLER RADAR.

IMPACT…LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-WATER

CROSSINGS, CREEKS, NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND ROADS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE…

FOREST LAKES, FORT APACHE RESERVATION, BLACK CANYON RIM

CAMPGROUND, GENTRY CAMPGROUND, CANYON CREEK FISH HATCHERY,

AIRPLANE FLAT CAMPGROUND, CANYON POINT CAMPGROUND AND FOREST ROAD

237 CAMPING AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

STATE ROUTE 260 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 286 AND 295.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…

CARRIZO CREEK, SHEEP CREEK, CANYON CREEK, CHEVELON CANYON,

BROOKBANK CANYON, WILDCAT CANYON, MULE CREEK, CIBECUE CREEK AND

BLACK CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD

DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES

Please follow the link below for a map of the area affected:

https://member.everbridge.net/45300308561…/weather/jWFFFwv8p