The Coconino County Emergency Management agency says imminent flash flooding is expected in Flagstaff in the Museum Fire Flood Area, including Mt. Elden Estates, Paradise, Grandview and Sunnyside. People are advised to shelter in place, get to high ground if outside and do not enter drainages. The Flash Flood Warning is in effect until at least 4:30 p.m. today.

Morning Rundown: Tuesday, July 13

Jul 13, 2021

It’s Tuesday, July 13. State flags will fly at half-staff today to commemorate Jeff Piechura and Matthew Miller — the two men died in a plane crash Saturday while fighting a fire near Wikieup. The Cedar Basin Fire is now 75% contained. 

Navajo Council Member Calls For Adjustment Of Water Resources Amid Shortage 

Matt York | Associated Press

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday tapped into a pot of emergency federal cash to refill the state unemployment insurance trust fund, bringing it above the level it was before the pandemic hit in March 2020 and nearly erased the fund’s balance.

Jim Headley | White Mountain Independent via AP

  A cyclist has died after he was struck by an Arizona driver who plowed his pickup truck into a group of people participating in a bike race, authorities said.

A 58-year-old man died of his injuries Saturday, Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said Monday. No other information about the victim was immediately released.

Rafael Fire Information Facebook page

The recent Rafael Fire in Sycamore Canyon destroyed two historic cabins and damaged several other cultural heritage sites. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.