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Morning Rundown: Monday, July 19

Jul 19, 2021
Angela Gervasi

It’s Monday, July 19. The National Weather Service issued several flash flood warnings throughout northern Arizona Sunday for areas including Dilkon, Lake Montezuma near Camp Verde, Supai, and Heber-Overgaard.

Precipitation remains in the forecast today with a 58% chance of rain in Flagstaff, a 53% chance in Prescott and 37% chance in Chinle. A Flash Flood Watch is effective for northern regions of Mohave County.

Flooding Updates: Ducey Declares Emergency As City Assesses Damage

Angela Gervasi / KNAU

Governor Doug Ducey has issued an emergency declaration in response to the flash flooding in Flagstaff.

Flood Updates and Morning Rundown: Friday, July 16

Jul 16, 2021
Angela Gervasi

  It’s Friday, July 16. Flash Flood Warnings were issued yesterday for communities including Granite Creek, Ash Fork and the Tiger Fire burn scar near Black Canyon City. The alerts have since expired, though monsoon activity remains in the forecast — with a 58% chance of rain today in Flagstaff. As of July 14, 2021, the city received 1.75 in. of rain from the monsoon season, according to the National Weather Service.

State Of Emergency Declared For Flagstaff Floods 

Scott Heinsius

Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy and Coconino County Chair of the Board of Supervisors Matt Ryan have declared states of emergency following this week’s monsoon flooding.

Angela Gervasi / KNAU

Flood waters flowed through Flagstaff for a second day yesterday, leaving several roads impassable and some residential streets looking like rivers.