Flooding in Navajo County 7/24/2021

NAVAJO COUNTY FLOOD ALERT: There is a current flood warning with imminent flooding for all areas adjacent to Silver Creek in Shumway, Taylor, and Snowflake areas. 

GO NOTICE: All residents in the Silver Creek Drainage Basin from Shumway to Taylor and Snowflake are being asked to evacuate. Move to higher ground. The time frame for this evacuation notice is unknown but approximated to be been 1-4 hours. 

Please follow the Navajo County Emergency Management and Preparedness Facebook Page for additional information.

Navajo County Flood Update 7/24/2021

NAVAJO COUNTY FLOODING AND ROAD CONDITIONS UPDATE as of Saturday July 24.

More thunderstorm and shower activity is anticipated throughout the day and into the night. Continue to take necessary precautions and prepare yourselves and homes for increased rainfall.

Most affected areas:

▪️White Mountain Lakes area

▪️Linden

▪️Show Low

▪️Heber

▪️Pinedale

Road Closures:

Silver Creek Drive between Daggs Street and Summer Place

Silver Creek Blvd. @ Silver Creek

Farnsworth Crossing in Pinedale is closed but Mortenson is open. 

Flooded Road warning signs on Bourdon Ranch Road near Hatchery – road is passable but motorists need to go slow

Burton Rd. and Lone Pine Dam Rd. have both been opened this morning. Proceed with caution.

DO NOT FOR ANY REASON REMOVE ROAD SIGNAGE

Sandbag Operations:

There are sandbags staged throughout the region should you need them to protect your property. Please bring your own shovel and be prepared to fill the sandbags at the majority of the locations. The sandbag supplies are located at:

▪️The Navajo County Mogollon Complex in Heber – 2188 Country Club Drive

▪️Behind the Heber-Overgaard Fire Station – 2061 Lumber Valley Road

▪️1281 E. Thornton in Show Low near the former Pet Allies location

▪️Round Valley Road Yard -Junction of HWY 191 and US-180

▪️St Johns Road Yard -CR 6007

▪️Vernon Fire District -25 ACR 3142, Vernon, AZ 85940

▪️Pinetop area at Mountain Meadow Recreation Park, 1001 S. Woodland Road.

▪️White Mountain Lakes Community Center, 1785 Edmonds Circle.

▪️For White Mountain Apache Tribal members please call 928-338-1504 or 928-338-1505 to request sandbag delivery.

▪️Snowflake/Taylor residents in need can reach out to their local municipalities after-hours service.

Silver Creek Drive Closure

Silver Creek Drive between Daggs Street and Summer Place is closed.

▪️Roadway remains closed due to deep water.

▪️Access to residential areas are open from White Mountain Lake Blvd to the closure, and from Bourdon Ranch Road on the east to the closure.

Our Public Works crew is working in partnership with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office to clear debris on roads, control traffic, remove silt and blade washed out gravel roads and driveways.

Though we haven’t had widespread reports of power outages, remember to stock up on supplies in case of an outage and, if possible, report the outage to your local provider. APS outages can be reported online at APS.com/outagecenter

Interested in rainfall amounts by location? Our Public Works Department has you covered! Visit their Flood Control webpage and view an interactive map at: https://www.navajocountyaz.gov/…/Navajo-County-ALERT…

For your safety, never cross a roadway that has water flowing over it and stay away from areas that have the potential for flooding during heavy rains.

Continue to follow our local National Weather Service for updated official forecast information.

Navajo County Flood Update 7/23/2021

NAVAJO COUNTY FLOODING AND ROAD CONDITIONS UPDATE as of Friday July 23, 2021

Most affected areas:

  • White Mountain Lakes area
  • Linden
  • Lakeside
  • Heber

Road Closures:

  • Silver Creek Drive between Daggs Street and Summer Place
  • Silver Creek Blvd. @ Silver Creek
  • Flooded Road warning signs on Bourdon Ranch Road near Hatchery – road is passable but motorists need to go slow

Access to residential areas are open from White Mountain Lake Blvd to the closure, and from Bourdon Ranch Road on the east to the closure.

Sandbag Operations:

There are sandbags staged throughout the region should you need them to protect your property. Please bring your own shovel and be prepared to fill the sandbags at the majority of the locations. The sandbag supplies are located at:

  • The Navajo County Mogollon Complex in Heber – 2188 Country Club Drive
  • Behind the Heber-Overgaard Fire Station – 2061 Lumber Valley Road
  • 1281 E. Thornton in Show Low near the former Pet Allies location
  • Round Valley Road Yard -Junction of HWY 191 and US-180
  • St Johns Road Yard -CR 6007
  • Vernon Fire District -25 ACR 3142, Vernon, AZ 85940
  • Pinetop area at Mountain Meadow Recreation Park, 1001 S. Woodland Road.
  • For White Mountain Apache Tribal members please call 928-338-1504 or 928-338-1505 to request sandbag delivery.

Access to residential areas are open from White Mountain Lake Blvd to the closure, and from Bourdon Ranch Road on the east to the closure.

Our Public Works crew is working in partnership with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office to clear debris on roads, control traffic, remove silt and blade washed out gravel roads.