At 1216 PM MST, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms extending from near Forest Lakes to 19 miles east of Haigler Creek to near Aripine. These storm are nearly stationary.
Nickel size hail, heavy rain, and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include…
Forest Lakes, Clay Springs, Aripine, Linden, Pinedale, Spillway Campground, Airplane Flat Campground, Gentry Campground, Canyon Point
Campground, Forest Road 195 Campground, Mogollon Campground, Forest Road 237 Camping Area, Rim Campground, Woods Canyon Lake Campground, Canyon Creek Fish Hatchery, Lewis Canyon Group Campground, Black Canyon Rim Campground, Sinkhole Campground, Crook Campground and Forest Road 171 Campground.
7/27/18 – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Cedar Creek. go near the creek! Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.
Heavy rainfall over the Cedar fire scar will likely trigger life threatening flash floods in and downstream of the fire area.
Residences in the community of Cedar Creek may be affected by high water and debris. Some roadways will be inundated or washed out. Move to higher ground immediately. Areas impacted by this warning include but are not limited to Carrizo, the Cedar Creek community, Long Tom Canyon, and Cedar Canyon.
The lightning ignited #RanchFire was discovered Tuesday afternoon (7/24) in a remote area near the north boundary of the Black Mesa Ranger District. Fire crews are on scene and additional crews are on order. There are currently no immediate values at risk. Smoke from this fire is visible from Heber-Overgaard.