Weather Alerts for Apache County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Advisory      

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
APACHE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Apache - Coconino - Navajo
Effective: Sat, 7/24 7:22am Updated: Sat, 7/24 8:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/24 5:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Coconino County in north central Arizona...
Navajo County in north central Arizona...
Apache County in northeastern Arizona...
* Until 500 PM MST Saturday.
* At 717 AM MST, gauge reports indicate significant water level
rises along the Little Colorado River from recent rainfall and
runoff. Forecast crests should occur near Holbrook around 11 AM
MST and Winslow around 4 PM MST today.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Winslow, Holbrook, Woodruff, Joseph City, Hunt, Homolovi State
Park Campground and Zion Reservoir.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Stay away or be swept away! The banks of creeks and washes are
unstable and unsafe during any flooding event.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
APACHE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau - Coconino Plateau - Eastern Mogollon Rim - Grand Canyon Country - Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County - Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County - Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County - Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264 - Northern Gila County - Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons - Western Mogollon Rim - White Mountains - Yavapai County Mountains - Yavapai County Valleys and Basins
Effective: Fri, 7/23 11:31pm Updated: Sat, 7/24 8:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/26 12:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Much of central and northern Arizona, including areas from the
Grand Canyon to Window Rock and southward.
* Through Sunday evening.
* Periods of widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue
through late Sunday evening. Areas of heavy rainfall will likely
lead to flash flooding in washes, creeks, and poor drainage areas.
Burn scars from recent wildfires will be especially prone to flash
flooding.

Information:
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.